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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Studying Law at University

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Simon Chesterman, Clare RhodenSenior Advisor, Learning Skills Unit, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN13: 9781864488036
ISBN: 1864488034
Published: March 2000
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Format: paperback (B format)
Price: Out of print

This work offers a concise introduction to law as a subject, as well as a guide to the specific skills that are needed to succeed in law at university. Additionally, it outlines basic study skills needed by all university students.

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Introduction - welcome to law; using this book.
Part 1 Surviving law: why are you studying law?; coping at university; essential study skills - time management; essential study skills -reading, notetaking and learning legal concepts.
Part 2 Understanding law: crucial concepts; reading case law; introductory legal theory.
Part 3 Using the law: writing law essays; preparing for exams; sitting law exams; dealing with problems.
Part 4 Conclusion: final reflections on law.