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Learning the Law By Glanville L. Williams

Learning the Law

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This work contains all the beginner needs to know about the methodology of studying law. Ranging widely across legal skills, source materials, and methods of study and assessment, it introduces legal problems and describes how to tackle them, and how to look up points of law.
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Learning the Law by Glanville L. Williams

For more than half a century, Learning the Law by Glanville Williams has made compulsory reading for every undergraduate law student in the common law world. Now under the editorship of Professor Smith, the 12th edition has been fully updated whilst retaining the distinctive features and individual style underpinning the success of previous editions. This new edition takes account of the changes in the English legal system, study methods and legal careers since the last edition in 1982. It introduces legal problems and describes how to tackle them, how to look up points of law and how to make best use of the time available to study.

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Essential reading for anyone embarking on the study of law or on a course that includes an element of law.An excellent introduction to the methods and skills of the law. Beautifully written and gives a sense of historical importance to the law...prepares the student extremely well for legal studies. New Law Journal.

Table of Contents

Divisions of law. The mechanism of scholarship. The European dimension. Methods of study. Technical terms. Case law technique. Interpretation of statutes. Working out problems. Answering essay questions. The examination. Moots and mock trials. Legal research. From learning to earning. General reading.

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Learning the Law by Glanville L. Williams
Glanville L. Williams
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Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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