Unlocking Legal Learning
Routledge – 2012 – 272 pages
Series: Unlocking the Law
Unlocking Legal Learning is an essential textbook for undergraduate students new to legal study. By explaining the different fields of this intricate subject and helping you to develop the skills to engage with it successfully, Unlocking Legal Learning will provide you with an essential foundation for your studies and future career. This third edition is fully up-to-date and incorporates new styles of assessment and learning resources.
Support for your studies in Unlocking Legal Learning includes:
The Unlocking the Law series is designed to make the law accessible and covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units.
The website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides additional resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers and revision mp3s.
1. What learning law is all about 2. Lectures and seminars 3. Reading 4. Explaining primary sources and secondary sources 5. Using primary and secondary sources and some other general tips 6. Understanding legal skills and using legal reasoning 7. Completing coursework assignments 1 - individual skills 8. Completing coursework assignments 2 - common skills 9. Completing dissertations or projects 10. Mooting 11. Preparing for examinations - revision 12. Sitting examinations
Chris Turner LLM is a qualified barrister and Senior Lecturer in law at Wolverhampton University.
Jo Boylan-Kemp is a qualified barrister and Principal Lecturer in law at Nottingham Trent University.