Glanville Williams: Learning the Law 17th ed

Glanville Williams: Learning the Law 17th ed
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First published in 1945, Glanville Williams: Learning the Law has been introducing students to the foundation skills needed to study law effectively for over 70 years. Now in its 17th edition, it is still the must-have book for every student embarking upon a law degree.

  • Introduces students to the basic legal materials such as statutes and case law, and explains how these are to be read and interpreted in the light of common law doctrines of precedent
  • Explains how legal problems are to be solved and discussed in the examination room
  • Offers advice on study methods, exam preparation, time and stress management
  • Discusses the methods of legal research, and explains where to look for the law, both on paper and electronically
  • Covers participation in moots, mock trials and other competitions
  • Discusses employment prospects and gives advice on seeking and obtaining work
  • Provides recommendations for further reading within and outside the law
THE DIVISIONS OF THE LAW
THE COURTS AND THE JUDICIARY
THE MECHANISMS OF LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP
METHODS OF STUDY
TECHNICAL TERMS
CASE LAW TECHNIQUE
STATUTES AND THEIR INTERPRETATION
WORKING OUT PROBLEMS
ANSWERING ESSAY QUESTIONS
IN THE EXAM ROOM
MOOTS, MOCK TRIALS AND OTHER COMPETITIONS
LEGAL RESEARCH
FROM LEARNING TO EARNING
GENERAL READING AND VIEWING
THE EUROPEAN DIMENSION