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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Police Law by Richard Card
    Police Law (English, Paperback) Richard Card, Jack English

    A comprehensive, authoritative, and practical reference to all areas of the law and procedure relevant to police officers. The fifteenth edition has been fully updated to include the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016, and important changes to PACE Codes A and E.

    $96.09
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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.

    $48.48
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  • Foundations for the LPC 2017-2018 by Clare Firth
    Foundations for the LPC 2017-2018 (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.

    $52.20
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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.

    $47.56
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  • The Tools of Argument by Professor of International Law Joel P Trachtman
    The Tools of Argument (English, Paperback) Professor of International Law Joel P Trachtman

    Joel Trachtman's book presents in plain and lucid terms the powerful tools of argument that have been honed through the ages in the discipline of law. If you are a law student or new lawyer, a business professional or a government official, this book will boost your analytical thinking, your foundational legal knowledge, and your confidence as you win arguments for your clients, your organizations...

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  • Plain English for Lawyers by Richard C. Wydick
    Plain English for Lawyers (English, Paperback) Richard C. Wydick

    Carolina Academic Press will publish the fifth edition of Richard Wydick's Plain English for Lawyers in time for use in the fall of 2005. Wydick's little book has been a favorite of law students, legal writing teachers, lawyers, and judges for over 25 years.Last January, the Legal Writing Institute gave Wydick its Golden Pen Award for having written Plain English for Lawyers. The Legal Writing...

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  • Advocacy by The City Law School
    Advocacy (English, Paperback) The City Law School

    Advocacy provides a highly practical introduction to the skills and techniques required to deliver submissions and applications in the courts. It covers the full range of courtroom transactions from opening and closing cases, to conducting examination-in-chief, cross-examination, and questioning witnesses.

    $62.88
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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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  • 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.

    $27.24 $55.00
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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.

    $57.58 $71.99
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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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  • 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.

    $44.03 $57.75
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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.

    $59.90
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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.

    $50.26
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  • Wrongful Convictions and the DNA Revolution by Daniel S. Medwed
    Wrongful Convictions and the DNA Revolution (English, Hardback) Daniel S. Medwed

    This book examines the lessons learned from twenty-five years of using DNA to free innocent prisoners and identifies lingering challenges.

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