Legal Skills, Method & System Products

  • Research Methods in Human Rights

    Edited by Rhona Smith, Lee James McConnell

    Introducing the reader to research methods in Human Rights, this book draws on the expertise of a panel of contributors to clearly explain the key theories and methods commonly used in Human Rights research and provide guidance on when each approach is appropriate. Exploring research methods using…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Public Law

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Doherty

    Public Law is an ideal choice for all undergraduate and GDL students looking for a comprehensive yet accessible textbook on this area of law. The author’s clear writing style, plentiful explanations and focus on modern case law demystify difficult concepts and help to bring the subject to life.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Spotlights

  • Law Dissertations

    A Step-by-Step Guide

    By Laura Lammasniemi

    Law Dissertations: A Step-by-Step Guide provides you with all the guidance and information you need to complete and succeed in your LLB, LLM or law-related dissertation. Written in a simple, clear format and with plenty of tools to help you to put the theory into practice, Laura Lammasniemi will…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Social Mobility and the Legal Profession

    The case of professional associations and access to the English Bar

    By Elaine Freer

    This book will be crucial reading for students across a variety of disciplines. A broadly socio-legal text, using a mixed-methods design combining grounded theory with an in-depth case-study, this research explored a rarely-seen facet of the legal profession. Sociologists studying the practical…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Thinking Critically About Law

    A Student's Guide

    By A. R. Codling

    So you’ve arrived at university, you’ve read the course handbook and you’re ready to learn the law. But is knowing the law enough to get you the very best marks? And what do your lecturers mean when they say you need to develop critical and analytical skills? When is it right to put your own views…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Phraseology in Legal and Institutional Settings

    A Corpus-based Interdisciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Stanislaw Goźdź-Roszkowski, Gianluca Pontrandolfo

    This volume presents a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of major developments in the study of how phraseology is used in a wide range of different legal and institutional contexts. This recent interest has been mainly sparked by the development of corpus linguistics research, which has both…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Legal Persuasion

    A Rhetorical Approach to the Science

    By Linda L. Berger, Kathryn M. Stanchi

    This book develops a central theme: legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. This concept of making connections inspired the authors to take a rhetorical approach to the science of legal persuasion. That singular approach resulted in the integration of research from…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Re-thinking Legal Education under the Civil and Common Law

    A Road Map for Constructive Change

    Edited by Richard Grimes

    Whilst educational theory has developed significantly in recent years, much of the law curriculum remains content-driven and delivered traditionally, predominantly through lecture format. Students are, in the main, treated as empty vessels to be filled by the eminent academics of the day.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

  • Mooting

    The Definitive Guide

    By Eric Baskind

    Mooting offers an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in an enjoyable, interactive and challenging way. Participation in mooting can lead to improved academic performance, enhancing your knowledge and your ability to handle complex legal materials as well as improving the power of your…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Law

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Dawn Watkins, Mandy Burton

    Explaining in clear terms some of the main methodological approaches to legal research, the chapters in this edited collection are written by specialists in their fields, researching in a variety of jurisdictions. Covering a range of topics from Feminist Approaches to Law and Economics, each…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24
    Routledge

  • The English Legal System

    18th Edition

    By Gary Slapper, David Kelly

    Slapper and Kelly’s The English Legal System explains and critically assesses how our law is made and applied. Trusted by generations of academics and students, this authoritative textbook clearly describes the legal rules of England and Wales and their collective influence as a sociocultural…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Preparing to Moot

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Mooting

    By Sarah L. Cooper, Scarlett McArdle

    Mooting is an increasingly important activity in UK law schools. This is because mooting offers students the opportunity to develop advanced analytical, research, drafting and advocacy based skills, which help to improve their general academic achievement and employability profiles. Tangible…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

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