Drawn from interviews with students and attorneys from leading law schools and firms, Finding Your Voice in Law School delivers winning strategies for succeeding in law school and beyond. Finding Your Voice in Law School offers a step-by-step guide to the most difficult tests you will confront as a law student, from making a speech in front of a room full of lawyers to arguing before a judge and jury.
This book gives a no-nonsense, hard-nosed approach to advising students on what they must do to succeed. The books practical, hands-on approach to learning helps students master the most essential skills needed in law school, including briefing cases, outlining, taking exams, meeting professor expectations, and many more.
This book presents the fundamentals of formal legal study by introducing the reader to legal problem solving and providing an understanding of the language of law. It also surveys the structure of the legal system in Canada, the sources of our laws and the distinction between public and private law.
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Professor Hutchinson explores both the theoretical foundations of the Canadian legal system and the practical demands on law students today with humour and perceptiveness. His aim is to "provide the reader with insights and tips on how to cope with the routines of law school life and succeed in becoming a good law student and an even better lawyer.
This book offers an approach for law students to develop leadership skills. Leadership is considered within the context and challenges associates with effective team building, ethics, decision-making, innovation, diversity and inclusion, adversity, and emotional intelligence. It identifies key aspects of effective leadership by lawyers--not only for lawyers with a firm or legal office but also for lawyers as public servants, in nonprofit organizations, and in many other "callings" where lawyers function.
The purpose of this book is to provide research-based learning strategies for law students who learn differently. If you are a student who has been diagnosed with a learning disability or if you simply have a unique learning style, you may need to outline differently, read cases differently, and approach law school in a more active, engaged, and efficient manner. This book offers learning strategies grounded in empirical research to help law students who learn differently maximize their academic success.
This book discusses the reality, causes, manifestations, and consequences of fear in legal education and practice offering a four-step process for law students and lawyers to reframe fear into fortitude.