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Letters To a Law Student

Letters To a Law Student

By Nicholas J. McBride



What does it take to succeed as a law graduate? This book shows you how.  Voted one of the top 6 books that all future law students should read by The Guardian, Letters to a Law Student by Nick McBride is a genial introduction to law for any student thinking about or starting a law degree at university. Written in the form of a series of letters between a university lecturer and an aspiring law student, this book places you within the higher education and learning context in a concise and personable read.  Clearly divided into chronological parts from thinking about a law degree, to preparing to study law, studying law, writing like a lawyer, and thinking about the future, this book is a great student companion and reference.  The author shares practical advice on a huge range of topics, to support you in the transition from school to studying law as a first year undergraduate, building your confidence and encouraging effective study and legal skills.  This 5th edition has been fully updated. New features include:  Consideration of the impact of new, innovative teaching and assessment methods as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic on student learning  Coverage of changes to the process for qualifying as a solicitor as a result of the Solicitors' Qualifying Exams (SQE)   Brand new chapters on various legal and political topics such as the nature of rights and justice, the harm principle, the relevance of distinctions between acts and omissions and means and ends, and different forms of government.  Advice to students on how they can quickly and effectively acquire the kind of socio-cultural knowledge and understanding that will help them think critically about law and society.  Revised chapters on legal writing, including on techniques for answering legal problem questions.  Letters is a great companion for general law modules on skills, legal system, jurisprudence and law, government and society to keep you thinking critically, analysing and understanding the law.  Pearson, the world's?learning?company.

ISBN: 9781292375304


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