Unlocking Legal Learning

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Unlocking Legal Learning is an essential textbook for undergraduate students new to legal study. By explaining the different fields of this intricate subject and helping you to develop the skills to engage with it successfully, Unlocking Legal Learning will provide you with an essential foundation for your studies and future career. This third edition is fully up-to-date and incorporates new styles of assessment and learning resources.

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Overview

Unlocking Legal Learning is an essential textbook for undergraduate students new to legal study. By explaining the different fields of this intricate subject and helping you to develop the skills to engage with it successfully, Unlocking Legal Learning will provide you with an essential foundation for your studies and future career. This third edition is fully up-to-date and incorporates new styles of assessment and learning resources.

Support for your studies in Unlocking Legal Learning includes:

  • Detailed information on how to succeed in mooting competitions, coursework, and dissertation assignments
  • Numerous tips on how to take good notes and revise effectively for exams
  • Advice on how to tackle problem-based questions and work well in groups
  • Guidance on how to access and understand legal materials and references in print and online

The Unlocking the Law series is designed to make the law accessible and covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units.

The website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides additional resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers and revision mp3s.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444167863
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/10/2012
  • Series: Unlocking the Law Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Chris Turner LLM is a qualified barrister and Senior Lecturer in law at Wolverhampton University.
Jo Boylan-Kemp is a qualified barrister and Principal Lecturer in law at Nottingham Trent University.

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Table of Contents

1. What learning law is all about 2. Lectures and seminars 3. Reading 4. Explaining primary sources and secondary sources 5. Using primary and secondary sources and some other general tips 6. Understanding legal skills and using legal reasoning 7. Completing coursework assignments 1 - individual skills 8. Completing coursework assignments 2 - common skills 9. Completing dissertations or projects 10. Mooting 11. Preparing for examinations - revision 12. Sitting examinations

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