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Strategies for Legal Case Reading and Vocabulary Development

abridged Edition

Susan M. Reinhart (author)

ISBN: 9780472032020

Publication Date: May 2007

Format: Paperback

Includes tips for handling case reading in law school. This title aims to help students develop the case reading and vocabulary strategies they will need to succeed in an American law school. It provides an overview of the American legal system and relevant research and guidelines relating to case reading.
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This title includes tips for handling case reading in law school. Many law students feel that they are learning a new language during their first year of law school. "Strategies for Legal Case Reading and Vocabulary Development" was written for these students. The goal of the text is to help students develop the case reading and vocabulary strategies they will need to compete and succeed in an American law school. "Strategies for Legal Case Reading and Vocabulary Development" begins with an overview of the American legal system and relevant research and guidelines relating to case reading. The book is divided into sections on common law, statutory law, and constitutional law. Approximately twenty cases (some abridged) and eight readings are included in the text. Questions for Discussion follow each case to help students prepare to actively participate in class case discussions. Additional features include hypotheticals (often posed by law professors), vocabulary tasks, and short writing assignments.
Illustrations illustrations
Pages 208
Date Published 30 May 2007
Publisher Michigan ELT
Subject/s Study & learning skills: general   Jurisprudence & general issues   Communication studies   Primary sources of law  
Susan M. Reinhart teaches English for Legal Purposes at the English Language Institute, University of Michigan.

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