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

    Suitable for law students and upper-level undergraduates, this title covers rules, precedent, authority, analogical reasoning, the common law, statutory interpretation, legal realism, judicial opinions, legal facts, and burden of proof.

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

    Criminology Skills is the only book of its kind to cover both criminological study skills and research skills for the first-year right through to the final-year student. Accessible, engaging, and visually appealing, the text gives you a practical understanding of the key skills you need to succeed in the study of criminology.

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

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to drafting legal documents in plain English with a dual practical and academic approach.

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  • Legal Writing by Lisa Webley
    Legal Writing (English, Paperback) Lisa Webley

    "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. Webley explains how to reference others' work clearly and correctly, making this book a...

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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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  • Criminal Litigation and Sentencing by The City Law School
    Criminal Litigation and Sentencing (English, Paperback) The City Law School

    Criminal Litigation and Sentencing gives the reader a detailed understanding of the key laws, rules, and procedures underpinning the criminal justice system from arrest and charge of a suspect, to trial, sentencing, and appeal. Prosecution cases in the magistrates', Crown, youth, and appellant courts are each fully covered.

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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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  • Thinking Like a Lawyer by Kenneth J. Vandevelde
    Thinking Like a Lawyer (English, Paperback) Kenneth J. Vandevelde

    The original gold-standard introduction to legal reasoning, now revised and updated for a new generation of lawyers

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  • Policing Domestic Violence by Sharon Stratton
    Policing Domestic Violence (English, Paperback) Sharon Stratton, Simon Letchford

    This practical guide to policing domestic violence outlines approaches to identify victims early and target offenders through the use of intelligence. The powers available to police, including practical measures to protect victims, are outlined and supported by case studies and checklists.

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

    Through mindfulness and emotional intelligence, lawyers can improve focus, productivity, interpersonal skills, and find greater meaning in life.

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

    Robert Kagan examines the origins and consequences of the American system of "adversarial legalism". This study aims to deepen our understanding of law and its relationship to politics, and raises questions about the future of the American legal system.

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  • Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer by Randall Kiser
    Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer (English, Paperback) Randall Kiser

    This book presents a multi-disciplinary, practice-based introduction to the major soft skills for lawyers: self-awareness, self-development, social proficiency, wisdom, leadership, and professionalism.

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  • Employability Skills for Law Students by Emily Finch
    Employability Skills for Law Students (English, Paperback) Emily Finch, Stefan Fafinski

    Unsure what skills employers are looking for or how best to develop and demonstrate them? With coverage of the core academic, practical, and transferable skills that can be gained during your studies,Employability Skills for Law Students will help you develop the employability skills you need to pursue your chosen career on graduation.

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  • Advocacy by David Ross
    Advocacy (English, Paperback) David Ross

    This revised edition of Advocacy explains how to win cases in court.

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  • What the Best Law Teachers Do by Michael Hunter Schwartz
    What the Best Law Teachers Do (English, Hardback) Michael Hunter Schwartz

    Intends to identify the methods, strategies, and personal traits of law professors whose students achieve exceptional learning. Modeling good behavior through clear, exacting standards and meticulous preparation, this title features instructors who know that little things also count - starting on time, learning names, and responding to emails.

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  • Foundations for the LPC 2016-2017 by Clare Firth
    Foundations for the LPC 2016-2017 (English, Paperback) Clare Firth, Elizabeth Smart

    Foundations for the LPC covers the compulsory foundation areas of the Legal Practice Course as set out in the LPC outcomes: professional conduct, tax and revenue law, and wills and administration of estates. It also features coverage of human rights.

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