Legal Method and Reasoning
Routledge, Sep 10, 2012 - Law - 496 pages
Language skills,study skills, argument skills and legal knowledge are vital to every law student, professional lawyer and academic. Legal Method Reasoning offers a range of 'how to' techniques for acquiring these skills. It shows how to handle and use legal texts, how to read and write about the law, how to acquire disciplined study techniques and how to construct legal arguments.
This new edition will be of value to both undergraduate and postgraduate law students.
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3 Reading and Understanding Legislation
4 Reading and Understanding Law Reports
5 Reading English LawThe European Dimension
6 Reading Books About LawA Reading Strategy
7 Legal Argument Construction
8 Writing Essays and Answers to Problem Questions
Using Primary and Secondary Legal Texts to Construct Arguments in Answer to One Particular Question
English Primary Legal Texts
The European Dimension 1 Primary and Secondary Texts
The European Dimension 2 Factortame Case Study Materials and Extracts From Tillotson
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