What Every Law Student Really Needs to Know: An Introduction to the Study of Law [NOOK Book]

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With the aim of decreasing students' anxiety and increasing their chances of achieving academic success, What Every Law Student Really Needs to
Know: An Introduction to the Study of Law
prepares students to get through their first year of law school. As a valuable reference over an entire law school career,...
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What Every Law Student Really Needs to Know: An Introduction to the Study of Law

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Overview

With the aim of decreasing students' anxiety and increasing their chances of achieving academic success, What Every Law Student Really Needs to
Know: An Introduction to the Study of Law
prepares students to get through their first year of law school. As a valuable reference over an entire law school career, it will continue to contribute to students' academic success.


With a friendly and informal writing style, this orientation to law school features:

  • insight into how and why law school works the way it does
  • tools, techniques, and information for understanding first-year substantive law as fully as possible

  • an overview of the American legal system and court structure
  • a concise review of basic civics, including the structure of American government and sources of law
  • introductions to analytic tools and methods of reasoning
  • clear descriptions of basic legal concepts, such as standards of review and burdens of proof
  • a look ahead at the goals of a legal education--and the life, duties,
    and responsibilities of being a lawyer
  • exercises that allow students to independently test their understanding
    of the material in a particular section
  • visual aids that help students grasp and remember the material
  • a short primer on American history and legal philosophy as each is relevant to the study of law provides a self-study resource that students may use as they need
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454822622
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 5/7/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 497,226
  • File size: 2 MB

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