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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Law In Context: Lawyering Skills and the Legal Process 2nd ed isbn 9780521619509

Lawyering Skills and the Legal Process

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Caroline MaughanSenior Lecturer in Legal Skills, University of the West of England, Julian WebbPrincipal Lecturer in Legal Skills, University of the West of England

ISBN13: 9780406044662
ISBN: 040604466X
New Edition ISBN: 0521619505
Published: September 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Skills are an increasingly important element in legal education. This book combines theory and practice - the blending of concepts from psychology, sociology and management studies with the clinical training associated with the DRAIN skills.

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Contents:
Descent into the swamp.
Learning to live in the swamp.
Problem-solving (i) the practical dimensions.
Problem-Solving (ii) the business and ethical dimensions.
Law talk and lay talk: lawyers as communicators.
Interviewing: building the relationship and gaining participation.
Clarifying language: making sense of writing.
Manipulating language: drafting legal documents.
Managing conflict: negotiation.
Into court: the deepest swamp?
Appendix