Legal Writing guides students comprehensively through this vital legal skill and addresses a range of assessment methods from exam questions to final essays and problem answers. It considers how to deconstruct essay and problem questions and how to conduct and apply legal research to answer set questions.
Lisa Webley explains how to reference others' work clearly and correctly, making this book a useful tool for students concerned about issues of plagiarism. It also focuses on how to develop critical thinking and communicate legal arguments, with both good and bad examples of written work considered and discussed in the text.
Legal Writing is particularly useful for undergraduate students, especially at the beginning of degree studies, and for GDL and CPE students too.
This fully revised fourth edition includes:
Clearly written and easy to use, Legal Writing enables students to fully engage with essay and exam writing as a vital foundation to their undergraduate degree.
1.How to Do Well in Assessments 2. Essay Writing 3.Answering Problem Questions 4. Writing Extended Essays and Dissertations 5. How to Apply Research Findings in your Writing 6. Correct Referencing 7. Completing, Polishing and Presenting your Work 8. Legal Writing in Exams and How to Prepare 9.Using Feedback to Improve Performance