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Writing for Law

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Palgrave

Pages: 216
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Palgrave Study Skills

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This is an easy to use guide on how to complete the various types of assessment normally encountered in undergraduate law programmes. Encouraging students to apply the skills they have learnt, it covers a wide...

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This is an easy to use guide on how to complete the various types of assessment normally encountered in undergraduate law programmes. Encouraging students to apply the skills they have learnt, it covers a wide range of tasks including essay writing, giving presentations and moots, taking exams and completing dissertations.

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 Covers a wide range of skills, including essay writing, giving presentations, taking exams and completing dissertations 

Explores how to successfully compose longer form essays and dissertations, as well as how to unde

Introduction
PART I: WHY SHOULD I? The Pragmatic Reason and the More General Reason
Why Do Students Fail?
Description v Analysis
Sources
Referencing
A Sophisticated Approach
PART II: ESSAYS Where Do I Start?
Planning and Research
Developing a Structure
The Body of the Essay
PART III: PROBLEM QUESTIONS Why Do we Do Them?
Planning
Developing a Structure
PART IV: PRESENTATIONS Why Are They Different
Dos and Don'ts
How to Present
PART V: MOOTS What Are They?
Research
Presenting
PART VI: EXAMS Preparation
Sitting the Exam
Index.
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DAVE POWELL and EMMA TEARE are both Senior Lecturers in the School of Social Sciences and Law at the University of Teesside.  They have been assessing work on law degrees for a number of years and in this time have developed materials and techniques to help students improve their coursework using lectures, presentations, assessment criteria and electronic media.

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DAVE POWELL and EMMA TEARE are both Senior Lecturers in the School of Social Sciences and Law at the University of Teesside.  They have been assessing work on law degrees for a number of years and in this time have developed materials and techniques to help students improve their coursework using lectures, presentations, assessment criteria and electronic media.

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