How to Write Law Essays and Exams provides law students with a practical and proven method of analyzing and answering essay and exam questions. The book focuses on those questions that give students the most trouble, namely problem questions, but its techniques are equally applicable to other types of essays.
In addition to providing a framework for analyzing and writing law essays, the book teaches students how to identify relevant legal authorities, distinguish and harmonize conflicting legal precedents and evaluate the applicability of the law to the facts of the question at hand. The book also contains specific law-related revision techniques and general writing tips.
Designed for law students of all levels, including those on A-level, university, conversion, and vocational courses, the text helps students understand their substantive courses while at the same time teaching vital writing and analytical skills.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
S I Strong, Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales and Attorney, New York and Illinois
Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales and Attorney, New York and Illinois
Table of Contents
1. An introduction to writing law essays and exams