Written by leading authors with extensive experience in both legal practice and teaching, this established and trusted title, Learning Legal Rules: A Students’ Guide to Legal Method and Reasoning 9th edition (PDF) equips the law student with all the techniques of legal analysis, research, and argument they will need for their law course and beyond. The latest ninth edition has been fully updated to include recent debates such as the future of the Human Rights Act in the United Kingdom; it also continues to provide dedicated coverage on complex areas such as effective statutory interpretation, the operation of precedent, and European legal method. Holland & Webb take an engaging and practical approach with exercises and examples throughout which allow university students to develop their knowledge and their reasoning skills making this an ideal textbook for first year university or college students.
Learning Legal Rules 9th edition PDF is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, complete with a test bank of 200 multiple choice questions for use by lecturers, and self-test questions for law students (which can be bought separately).
A very well-written, accessible yet detailed introduction to legal method. (Rosie Harding, Professor of Law and Society at the University of Birmingham)
The authors have conceived an expansive yet straightforward, a detailed yet highly readable, examination of the vagaries of legal method both in theory and in practice. (New Law Journal)
A helpful volume, laying out a range of key elements in acquiring legal techniques and skills, with clear structure and guidance for the novice student. (Angus Johnston, Hoffmann Fellow in Law, University College and Professor of Law at the University of Oxford)
A very useful ebook, well presented with very handy and easy-to-use diagrams. (Ruth Houghton, Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Durham)
An excellent textbook for university students new to law. It not only provides essential information, but crucially helps all students develop the skills to find, interpret and engage with law and legal issues… essential reading for introductory law courses. (Dr. Anthony Farrant, Lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire)
A sophisticated introduction to legal method and academic skills for young lawyers… An incredibly valuable resource. (Jeremy Marshall, Lecturer in Law at the University of Liverpool)
Holland & Webb encourage law students to assume the perspective of a legal decision-maker, tackling various aspects of legal practice including statutory interpretation, judicial precedents, and the application of ECHR and EU law amongst others. (Dr Günther Auth, Lecturer at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich)
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