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Published: 15 March 2018

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780198811152

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How to Write Law Essays & Exams

Fifth Edition

S I Strong

  • Gives students a practical and proven method of analysing and approaching questions in law, while also imparting valuable writing skills
  • Analyses real-life student essays and offers detailed commentary highlighting the key strengths and weaknesses of each
  • Includes helpful 'tip' boxes that help to reinforce students' learning and understanding of the process of writing law essays and exams
  • Applicable to most substantive law courses, so the text can be used by students throughout their legal studies
  • The book is accompanied by online resources, including: a case breakdown to help students with reading cases, frequently asked questions, and some tips on citation styles and conventions.


  • The analytical framework for answering questions is now described in terms of the popular IRAC (Issue; Rule; Application; Conclusion) method
  • New content on legal citation is included to highlight the importance of referencing and crediting sources

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