Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 October 2019

416 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198799900

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Learning Legal Rules

A Students' Guide to Legal Method and Reasoning

Tenth Edition

James Holland and Julian Webb

  • Written by two distinguished authors, this is the trusted and established guide to legal method and skills for undergraduate students
  • Provides dedicated guidance on areas students find difficult including statutory interpretation, ratio decidendi, and obiter dictum
  • Takes a practical approach with exercises and questions throughout so students can confirm their understanding and develop their legal reasoning skills

New to this Edition:

  • A brand new chapter on 'Constructing the legal argument' guides students through the process of developing their arguments in essay writing and other medium
  • The dedicated European legal method chapter has been thoroughly updated to inform students on Brexit, and explain how EU law will exist in the UK post-Brexit

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