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Writing for law

Author: Dave Powell; Emma Teare
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Palgrave study skills; Palgrave study skills.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a law student you will be assessed in many different ways. Writing for Law is a comprehensive guide to the assessments you will encounter, with up-to-date advice on the best way to improve your work. Rather than lead you through a separate set of exercises, this guide shows you how to apply its lessons to your own assessments.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Powell; Emma Teare
ISBN: 9780230236448 0230236448
OCLC Number: 780005618
Description: viii, 208 pages.
Contents: Part 1: Why should I? The pragamatic reason and the more general reason --
Why do students fail? --
Description v. analysis --
Sources --
Referencing --
A sophisticated approach --
Part 2: Essays. Where do I start? --
Planning and research --
Developing a strucutre --
The body of the essay --
Part 3: Problem questions. Why do we do them? --
Planning and research --
Developing a strucutre --
Part 4: Presentations. Why are they different? --
Preparing the presentation --
How to present --
Part 5: Moots. What are they? --
Research for a moot --
Presenting a moot --
Part 6: Exams. Exam preparation --
Sitting the exam --
Part 7: Dissertations and extended essays. Identification --
Research strategies --
Writing the dissertation or extended essay.
Series Title: Palgrave study skills; Palgrave study skills.
Responsibility: Dave Powell, Emma Teare.

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