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Letters to a Law Student: A guide to studying law at university
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LETTERS TO A LAW STUDENT: A GUIDE TO STUDYING LAW AT UNIVERSITY

PAPERBACK by McBride, Nicholas

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ISBN
9781292149240
IMPRINT
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
EDITION
4TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
FOR DELIVERY
ESTIMATED DESPATCH 23 - 25 JUN 2021
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
392 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
31 OCT 2017

DESCRIPTION

What does it take to succeed as a law student? This book will show you how. Voted one of the top 6 books that all future law students should read by The Guardian's studying law website*, Letters to a Law Student is packed full of practical advice and helpful answers to the most common questions about studying law at University across every stage of taking, or thinking about taking, a law degree. Discover: * Whether reading law at University is the right thing for you; * What law students do; * How to get the best marks in exams; * Tips on coping with the challenges of studying law; * What you can do with a law degree; * The way in which qualifying as a solicitor is set to change in the future, ... and much more. Nicholas J. McBride is a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge. *http://www.theguardian.com/law/2012/aug/08/six-best-law-books

CONTENTS

Preface Letter 1 What is Law? Letter 2 Four reasons for studying law Letter 3 The astonishing hypothesis Letter 4 But is law the right subject for me? Top 10 Myths about studying law Letter 5 Choosing a university Letter 6 The LNAT and other law tests Letter 7 Tips for interview Letter 8 How (and how not) to argue Top 10 Fallacies and stupidities Letter 9 General tips on studying law Letter 10 Some hard truths Letter 11 Avoiding problems Letter 12 Coping with stress Top 10 Films about law Letter 13 Making the most of your time Letter 14 Using a textbook Letter 15 Reading cases Letter 16 A short history of law reporting Top 10 Figures in English legal history Letter 17 Making sense of statutes Letter 18 How to get through an article Letter 19 Using the internet Letter 20 Getting the most out of where you are Top 10 Controversies in English law Letter 21 Your fellow students Letter 22 On free speech Letter 23 How to write an essay Letter 24 Writing a dissertation Top 10 Metaphors, allusions and phrases Letter 25 How to write a problem answer Letter 26 Tips on revising Letter 27 Last advice before the exams Letter 28 Moving on Top 10 Final words of advice Appendix A A mini-dictionary of English Law Appendix B Century Insurance v Northern Ireland RoadTransport Board [1942] A.C. 509