Evidence Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.
Offering invaluable guidance on the key skills required on the LPC, Lawyers' Skills also features a number of tasks, examples and reflective exercises specifically designed to support students in developing, practising and refining the legal skills which are integral to the modern solicitors' practice.
With sections covering various things from employment to education and housing, this book looks at the many issues and problems that can arise and tells you how to deal with them simply and practically, when and where to turn for professional help and what to do if you feel you have been treated unfairly.
This book provides law students with a practical and proven method of analysing and answering essays and exam questions. Designed for students of all levels, including A-level, university, conversion, and vocational courses, the text teaches vital writing and analytical skills to help students in their substantive law studies.
Jonathan Herring provides a clear and engaging overview of legal ethics, highlighting the ethical issues surrounding professional conduct and raising interesting questions about how lawyers act and what their role entails. Key topics, such as confidentiality and fees, are covered with references throughout to the professional codes of conduct.
Provides an understanding of how to effectively conduct mediation. This book shows what mediation is, the rationale behind it and how it differs from litigation. It provides tips and case studies, setting out the do's and don'ts of mediation. It is aimed at mediators, and solicitors and barristers representing clients at mediation.
This essential Q&A study and revision guide contains a variety of model answers and plans to give you the confidence to tackle any essay or problem question, and give you the skills you need to excel in law exams and coursework assignments.
The Law Student's Dictionary provides an invaluable reference work for all law students. The terms have been chosen with the specific needs of the undergraduate student in mind, and the text includes substantial entries on core student topics, which help to explain and contextualise these key areas.
In every court and tribunal, advocates represent us all - Crown and defendant, landlord and tenant, rich and poor, honest and false alike. What are the duties to court and client? This book surveys the role of advocates at various stages of their work.
Acute, questioning, humane and passionately concerned for justice, Helena Kennedy is one of the most powerful voices in legal circles in Britain today. She argues that in the last twenty years we have seen a steady erosion of civil liberties, culminating today in extraordinary legislation, which undermines long established freedoms.
This best-selling dictionary contains over 4,700 clear and concise entries on all aspects of English law. Now in its eighth edition, it has been updated to reflect the very latest legislation. Authoritative and accessible, it is an invaluable guide to legal terminology for students, professionals, and anyone who needs legal terms clearly defined.
A critical examination of the major existing philosophical and constitutional theories on affirmative action in the United States. The book elaborates a theory that strongly defends the justice of affirmative action from the standpoint of both philosophy and constitutional law.
Perfect for the student new to jurisprudence, this book provides an illuminating introduction to the central questions of legal theory. An experienced teacher of jurisprudence, Professor Wacks' approach is both accessible and entertaining, providing the ideal base for further study.
From the bestselling author of The End of Lawyers?, this book predicts fundamental and irreversible changes in the legal world and offers essential practical advice for those who intend to build careers and businesses in law. A definitive guide to the future for aspiring lawyers, and for all who want to modernize today's legal and justice systems.
Suitable for lawyers, students and those interested in the workings of the legal system, this book presents definitions of hundreds of key legal terms from abuse of process to youth court as well as providing biographical information on important legal thinkers, from John Locke and Thomas Hobbes to Max Weber and Ronald Dworkin.
Incorporates topics like: Utilitarianism, Scandinavian realism, Feminism, Liberalism, the New Critics, and the Hart v Dworkin debate. This book also includes a separate chapter on Dworkin's Law's Empire.
Letters to a Law Student relays all that a prospective law student needs to know before embarking on their studies. It provides a useful guide to those considering a law degree or conversion course and helps students prepare for what can be a daunting first year of study.
Provides a clear guide to the main topics in a jurisprudence or legal theory course with the novice in mind. Looking at the emergence of 'Critical Legal Studies' and 'Feminist Jurisprudence', this book also provides summaries of the pertinent arguments within these topics, and of the views of leading theorists.
Fifty years on from its first publication, The Concept of Law is still the starting point for the study of legal philosophy and is widely heralded as a classic work of modern philosophy. This third edition features a new introduction by Leslie Green, looking at Hart's work from the perspective of modern jurisprudence.
This title examines the links between law and women's lives and in doing so, unites both theory and practice. The book has immense detail and intellectual rigour - together with proposals for a reconstruction of the law.
Focusing on the processes involved in taking law exams, this book demonstrates how students can do justice to themselves by adopting the techniques employed by successful examinees. It identifies methods by which both essay and, more especially, problem questions can be approached.
This eight edition maintains the objective of previous editions, namely, the provision of a guide to the specialised vocabulary of English law, presented in a format intended to assist law students and others who are interested in the terminology of the theory and practice of law.