By Lisa Webley
Routledge – 2005 – 136 pages
This book guides students through the legal writing process, from questions to final essays and problem answers. It examines how to dissect essay and problem questions and how to conduct and use legal research to answer set questions.
Explaining how to reference others' work correctly, it demonstrates how to construct and communicate legal arguments. Students are shown examples of good practice and also common mistakes made in written work, to assist them in developing their skills.
The Aim of Legal Writing: Communicating Ideas and Constructing Arguments. Legal Research and its Role in Legal Writing. Essay Writing. Answering Problem Questions. Correct Referencing. Completing, Polishing and Presenting Your Work
Lisa Webley teaches legal skills, research methods and also public law at the University of Westminster, where she is a Principal Lecturer, and is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London.