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  • Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2018 by Police National Legal Database
    Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2018 (English, Paperback) Police National Legal Database

    Written and endorsed by the Police National Legal Database (PNLD), this Handbook gives you everything you need to make quick, informed decisions whilst out on patrol. Detailing over 400 offences, each section offers a definition of the offence, points to prove, and a clear system of icons covering police powers and mode of trial.

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  • Legal Skills by Emily Finch
    Legal Skills (English, Paperback) Emily Finch, Stefan Fafinski

    The best-selling legal skills textbook in the market, Legal Skills is the essential guide for law students, encompassing all the academic and practical skills in one manageable volume.

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  • Lawyers' Skills by Julian Webb
    Lawyers' Skills (English, Paperback) Julian Webb, Mrs Caroline Maughan

    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.

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  • Thinking Like a Lawyer by Frederick Schauer
    Thinking Like a Lawyer (English, Paperback) Frederick Schauer

    Aimed at law students and upper-level undergraduates, this primer on legal reasoning is also an original exposition of basic legal concepts that scholars and lawyers will find stimulating. Schauer's analysis of what makes legal reasoning special will be a valuable guide for students and a challenge to a wide range of current academic theories.

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  • Blackstone's Crime Investigators' Handbook by Tony Cook
    Blackstone's Crime Investigators' Handbook (English, Paperback) Tony Cook, Mick Hill

    A comprehensive, practical handbook covering criminal investigations, and outlining the legal procedures and operational protocols relating to specific offences. Covers the key stages of conducting and managing an investigation, with specific guidance on crime scene management, evidence preservation, and witness and suspect management.

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  • Learning Legal Skills and Reasoning by Sharon Hanson
    Learning Legal Skills and Reasoning (English, Paperback) Sharon Hanson

    Language skills, study skills, argument skills and legal knowledge are vital to every law student, professional lawyer and academic. Learning Legal Skills and Reasoning discusses the main sources of English law and explains how to work with legal texts in order to construct credible legal arguments which can be applied in coursework, exams or presentations....

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  • Transnational Commercial Law by Professor Sir Roy Goode
    Transnational Commercial Law (English, Paperback) Professor Sir Roy Goode, Herbert Kronke

    Essential student guide offering logical and accessible discussion of the theoretical issues, including the emergence of transnational commercial law, its nature and sources, the methods for achieving harmonisation is achieved, and key problems involved.

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  • Learning Legal Rules by James Holland
    Learning Legal Rules (English, Paperback) James Holland, Julian Webb

    Learning Legal Rules introduces law students to the techniques of legal analysis and argument, equipping them with the knowledge and reasoning skills needed for effective study and practice of law. The text has been used in common law countries around the world as a leading legal method guide for over twenty years.

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  • Giving Legal Advice by Elaine Heslop
    Giving Legal Advice (Paperback) Elaine Heslop

    Previously published as An Adviser's Toolkit: giving legal advice this new edition has been totally overhauled and re-structured. The result is a comprehensive guide that includes sections on core adviser skills, the adviser-client relationship and case management.

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  • The Art of Argument by Christopher Kee
    The Art of Argument (English, Paperback) Christopher Kee

    Primarily aimed at students about to undertake or participate in an international mooting competition, The Art of Argument explains step-by-step what to do when you first get the moot problem, how to begin researching the subject matter, why practice makes perfect, and how to handle yourself at the competition.

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  • Legal Systems & Skills by Professor Scott Slorach
    Legal Systems & Skills (English, Paperback) Professor Scott Slorach, Judith Embley

    This innovative text offers a combined approach, covering legal systems, skills, and employability to provide an academic and practical foundation for the study of law and life as a professional.

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  • Modern Legal Drafting by Peter Butt
    Modern Legal Drafting (English, Paperback) Peter Butt

    Modern Legal Drafting provides a comprehensive guide to drafting legal documents in plain English. It combines a practical focus with the legal principles that underpin the use of plain language in law. The new edition includes expanded material, many before-and-after examples and draws upon international case law and statutes.

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  • Legal Writing in Plain English by Bryan A. Garner
    Legal Writing in Plain English (English, Paperback) Bryan A. Garner

    Encourages legal writers to challenge conventions and offers valuable insights into the writing process that will appeal to other professionals: how to organize ideas, create and refine prose, and improve editing skills. This title includes case examples from past decade and addresses the widespread use of legal documents in electronic formats.

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  • Adversarial Legalism by Robert A. Kagan
    Adversarial Legalism (English, Paperback) Robert A. Kagan

    American dispute resolution is more adversarial, compared with systems of other economically advanced countries. Americans more often rely on legal threats and lawsuits. American laws are generally more complicated and prescriptive, adjudication more costly, penalties more severe. Here, Kagan examines the origins and consequences of this system.

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  • Research Methods in Law by Dawn Watkins
    Research Methods in Law (English, Paperback) Dawn Watkins

    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....

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  • Tomorrow's Lawyers by Richard E. Susskind
    Tomorrow's Lawyers (English, Paperback) Richard E. Susskind

    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 all who want to modernize today's legal and justice systems.

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  • Introduction to International Legal English Student's Book with Audio CDs (2) by Amy Krois-Lindner
    Introduction to International Legal English Student's Book with Audio CDs (2) (English, Mixed media product) Amy Krois-Lindner, Matt Firth

    Introduction to International Legal English is an intermediate level course for law students or newly-qualified lawyers who need to use English in their legal work or studies.

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  • Lawyering from the Inside Out by Nathalie Martin
    Lawyering from the Inside Out (English, Paperback) Nathalie Martin

    This book is primarily for use in the law school classroom, and is designed to help law students find a sustainable and meaningful life. It is also useful for lawyers of any experience level, who are seeking peace, focus, meaning, and happiness over a lifetime of law practice.

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  • Opinion Writing and Case Preparation by The City Law School
    Opinion Writing and Case Preparation (English, Paperback) The City Law School

    Opinion Writing and Case Preparation equips trainee barristers with the tools and techniques they need to identify, analyse, and present sound legal arguments, and provides them with a thorough grounding in the skill of writing opinions.

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  • Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals by Larry S. Miller
    Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals (English, Paperback) Larry S. Miller, John T. Whitehead

    Revised edition of the authors' Report writing for criminal justice professionals, [2015]

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