This practical, student-focused unibook introduces writing skills essential for successful study in law and explains how to apply them in a legal context.
Designed as a course book for first year law students with ongoing relevance as a resource in subsequent years at law school and beyond, it is easy to see why this title is one of the most popular law books used by law students. .
Basic literacy, legal literacy and writing skills are explored in a way that is fully integrated into legal content, reflecting current pedagogical best-practice.
Serving as an ideal companion alongside your other legal unibooks, this law book will help you develop sound legal writing skills, providing you with a solid foundation to enhance performance in professional legal writing tasks.
It includes many examples, case-studies and exercises and is supported by extensive online resources for lecturers.
The second edition of this text offers expanded examples and explanations of the types of legal writing required of both students and professionals.
Basic literacy, legal literacy and writing skills are explored in a way that is fully integrated into legal content.
Contains many examples, case-studies, opportunities for revision, questions and exercises.
Revised and extended to include many new examples.
Contributes the achievement of the attributes identified by the Australian Teaching and Learning Council (ALTC) threshold learning outcomes (TLO) for law, particularly TLO 5: Communication and collaboration.
Extensive suite of lecturer and student online ancillary resources
Bott & Talbot-Stokes, Nemes and Coss’ Effective Legal Research, 5th ed, 2012
Cook, Creyke, Geddes, Hamer & Taylor, Laying Down the Law, 9th ed, 2015
Meehan & Tulloch, LexisNexis Guides: Grammar for Lawyers, 3rd ed, 2013
Stuhmcke, LexisNexis Guides: Legal Referencing, 4th ed, 2013