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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Letters to a Law Student: A Guide to Studying Law at University 3rd ed isbn 9781447922650

Letters to a Law Student: A Guide to Studying Law at University 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9781408218808
New Edition ISBN: 9781447922650
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780582894259
Published: March 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Letters to a Law Student relays all that a prospective law student needs to know before embarking on their studies. It provides a useful guide to those considering a law degree or conversion course and helps students prepare for what can be a daunting first year of study.

Written in a lively, friendly and entertaining style, the book offers clear and helpful advice on all aspects of the study of law, including:-

  • whether you should study law at;
  • how to write first-class legal university essays and problem answers;
  • how to choose where to study law; what's the best way to revise for;
  • how to do well on the LNAT your law exams;
  • what's the best way to study law;
  • how to do well in your exams;
  • how to get the most out of your;
  • what you will do after you leave teachers university.
Letters to a Law Student is essential reading for anyone who is doing, or thinking about doing, a law degree at university.

Subjects:
Legal Skills and Method
Contents:
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
I. THINKING ABOUT STUDYING LAW
1. Why Law?
2. The Right Stuff?
3. Law Degree or GDL?
II. PREPARING TO STUDY LAW
4. Arguing Effectively (1): Logical Arguments
5. Arguing Effectively (2): Speculative Arguments
6. Applying to University and Doing the LNAT
7. Tips for Interview
8. Some Traps to Avoid
9. Advance Reading
10. A Mini-Dictionary of English Law
11. Some Last Advice Before You Start
III. STUDYING LAW
12. The General Approach
13. Using a Textbook
14. Reading a Case
15. Looking at Statutes
16. Reading an Article
17. Using the Internet
18. Getting the Most Out Of Your Teachers
IV. PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAMS
19. How to Write an Essay
20. A Sample Essay
21. Answering a Problem Question
22. Coping with Stress
23. Tips on Revising
24. Last Advice Before the Exams
V. THINKING ABOUT THE FUTURE
25. Moving On
Appendix
End Notes
Index