HOW TO STUDY LAW
ABOUT THE BOOK
You may practise law as a barrister or a solicitor if you have a law degree. One of the nicest elements of becoming a lawyer is representing your clients in legal proceedings. As a lawyer, nothing is more rewarding than turning a client's loss into a victory.
Finding the correct institution to complete your legal education is essential. Do your homework, since there are many excellent law school programmes available at various universities around the country.
Pick a subject of study that will give you the edge you need to flourish in this competitive market. You won't learn the fundamentals of legal studies, such as how to do research or analyse cases, in university. This book is essential reading for anybody contemplating a degree in law at an accredited institution. This guide will help you to be well-prepared for any challenges you may face in your pursuit of a degree in law, as well as to get yourself organised and know exactly what to do to ensure that you graduate with honours.
Do you wish you knew the ins and outs of writing effectively in the legal field? How serious are you about excelling in your legal studies? That's why you should read this book. Want some advice on how to approach your legal studies? Do you wish there were better, more time-saving methods to locate reliable information? Read case law and judgements give you trouble? You can get through anything with the advice in this book.
Don't give up because of the difficulty of the legislation. If you want a leg up on the competition, read this book right now. You WIll be able to write like a lawyer, do research like a pro, and answer questions with confidence after reading this. If you read this book, you will immediately see improvements in your legal study.
AIMS OF THE BOOK
Through this Law Book, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to:
Show that you understand the fundamentals of legal studies.
Evaluate complex fictitious fact patterns critically and identify underlying legal questions applicable across a range of legal disciplines.
Use everything they've learned to write a formal evaluation.
Put up your argument and evaluate contrasting points of view.
Make proper use of legal jargon and other specialised terms.
Take charge of their education and display a high degree of flexibility in their employment.
The aim and purpose of this book of the law is to:
Introduce the fundamental ideas and principles of law to students and potential students of how to study law.
Exam preparation requires a framework that places the study of law and it within a broader academic context.
Give them a comprehensive study guide to help them prepare for the written portion of their legal essays and exams.
Inspire the growth of students' capacity for writing and analysis.
Facilitate the development of problem-solving abilities.
CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION
What is Law?
Why study Law?
CHAPTER 2 - LAW COURSES
A level Law
SQE or Bar Course
CHAPTER 3 - STUDY SKILLS
How to Learn Legal Rules
How to Find Case Law
Understanding How to Read Judgments
Making Law Notes
Good Legal Writing
Legal Writing Rules
Using the I.R.A.C. Method
The Fact Law Sandwich
Write a First Class Law Essay
Types of Essays
Example of a First Class Essay
A Few More General Hints
How to Pass Law Exams
How to Write a Law School Exam Answer?
How to Become a First Class Law Student
CHAPTER 4 GETTING A JOB
Learn How to Publish
Pro Bono Work
How to Get a Training Contract
How to Get a Pupillage