Writing Law Dissertations

This book covers legal dissertation level research, embracing both LL.B. and the specific demands of LL.M. dissertations.

Author: Michael Salter

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0582894352

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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This book covers legal dissertation level research, embracing both LL.B. and the specific demands of LL.M. dissertations. Adopting a highly practical approach, this book shows the reader how to research and write a dissertation, covering the various stages - planning, identifying key issues, utilising the appropriate research methods, time management issues, and managing one's supervision. KEY FEATURES * Shows how to avoid common stylistic and substantive pitfalls * Discusses the character and pros and cons of adopting law and policy methods for defining the issues and conducting legal research - including black letter, socio-legal, interpretive, experiential * A running example throughout the text illustrates the various points made in each section and provides continuity

Law Dissertations

Packed full of exercises, worked examples and tools for self-evaluation, this book is sure to become your essential guide, supporting you on every step of your journey in writing your law dissertation.

Author: Laura Lammasniemi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315282831

Category: Law

Page: 195

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Law Dissertations: A Step-by-Step Guide provides you with all the guidance and information you need to complete and succeed in your LLB, LLM or law-related dissertation. Written in a simple, clear format and with plenty of tools to help you to put the theory into practice, Laura Lammasniemi will show you how to make writing your law dissertation easy, without compromising intellectual rigour. As well as explaining the process of research and outlining the various legal methodologies, the book also provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to formulate a proposal, research plan, and literature review. Unlike other law research skills books, it includes a section on empirical research methodology and ethics for the benefit of students who are studying for a law-related degree. Packed full of exercises, worked examples and tools for self-evaluation, this book is sure to become your essential guide, supporting you on every step of your journey in writing your law dissertation.

Legal Writing

Murray, R. How to Write a Thesis (2nd edn, McGraw-Hill International, 2006) – a
great book for students who are undertaking dissertations or other forms of
extended writing. Powell, D. and Teare. E. Writing for Law (Palgrave Study Skills)
(1st ...

Author: Lisa Webley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317555001

Category: Law

Page: 192

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Legal Writing guides students comprehensively through this vital legal skill and addresses a range of assessment methods from exam questions to final essays and problem answers. It considers how to deconstruct essay and problem questions and how to conduct and apply legal research to answer set questions. Lisa Webley explains how to reference others' work clearly and correctly, making this book a useful tool for students concerned about issues of plagiarism. It also focuses on how to develop critical thinking and communicate legal arguments, with both good and bad examples of written work considered and discussed in the text. Legal Writing is particularly useful for undergraduate students, especially at the beginning of degree studies, and for GDL and CPE students too. This fully revised fourth edition includes: Guidance on the avoidance of plagiarism including examples of poor practice and best practice. Worked examples throughout the text, including guidance on deciphering essay questions in exams and coursework, along with additional examples from across the legal curriculum on the companion website. An improved companion website with increased guidance for revision to allow students to test their progress and further engage with the topics in the book. Clearly written and easy to use, Legal Writing enables students to fully engage with essay and exam writing as a vital foundation to their undergraduate degree.

Writing for Law

By the end of this chapter you should be able to: ▻ identify the nature of a law
dissertation; ▻ understand the scope of researching an extended work; ○
Defining the dissertation The first thing to be clear about in looking at research ▻
identify ...

Author: Dave Powell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9780230364882

Category: Law

Page: 216

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This is an easy to use guide on how to complete the various types of assessment normally encountered in undergraduate law programmes. Encouraging students to apply the skills they have learnt, it covers a wide range of tasks including essay writing, giving presentations and moots, taking exams and completing dissertations.

A Catalogue of the Students of Law in Harvard University

PRIZE DISSERTATIONS . Prizes will hereafter be annually awarded for the best
and second best Dissertations , written by students of the Law School , on
subjects given out by the Law Faculty , as follows . A prize of sixty dollars for the
best ...

Author: Harvard Law School

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433008836656

Category: Law schools

Page: 96

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Dissertations and Discussions

what is called unwritten law ; the theory of customary law ; the meaning of what is
called equity ; and the false metaphysical ... Written law ” is used , first , in its
literal sense , to denote law which is put into writing at the time of its origin , as ...

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105011963092

Category: History

Page:

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Notes and Dissertations Upon the Prophecy of Hosea

One important . passage refers expressly to writing . One of the characteristic
laws of Deuteronomy is the law of one altar ( xii . 11 – 14 ) . Hosea does not
attempt to justify or enforce that law , he assumes it and appeals to a written text
as the ...

Author: John Sharpe

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:590902885

Category: Bible

Page: 249

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Catalog of the Officers and Students of the University in Cambridge

Students entitled to compete for the prizes on the first subject cannot write for the
second . No Student will write on both subjects . The merit of the Dissertations will
be adjudged by committees of Counsellors at Law , appointed by the Law ...

Author: Harvard University

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112053773542

Category:

Page:

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Catalogue Harvard University

Students entitled to compete for the prizes on the first subject cannot write for the
second . No Student will write on both subjects . The merit of the Dissertations will
be adjudged by committees of Counsellors at Law , appointed by the Law ...

Author: Harvard University

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924064678372

Category:

Page:

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The Harvard University Catalogue

second - best Dissertation , by a Student who has attended the Law School at
least three of the four Terms immediately preceding the award . Second ...
Students entitled to compete for the prizes on the first subject cannot write for the
second .

Author: Harvard University

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112111972391

Category:

Page:

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Dissertations on Early Law and Custom

... that the codified law - Manu and his glossators - embraced originally a much
smaller body of usage than had been imagined ; and next , that the customary
rules , reduced to writing , have been very greatly altered by Brahmanical
expositors ...

Author: Henry Sumner Maine

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433008815015

Category: Comparative law

Page: 408

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Dissertations and Adresses Rhetorical and Literary

This is called Common or Unwritten Law , as contradistinguished from Statute or
Written Law ; and though some nations have from time to time reduced to writing
the provisions of the Common Law , thus furnishing themselves with Codes ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: ONB:+Z254785406

Category:

Page:

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Works of Henry Lord Brougham Dissertations and addresses

This is called Common or Unwritten Law, as contradistinguished from Statute or
Written Law ; and though some nations have from time to time reduced to writing
the provisions of the Common Law, thus furnishing themselves with Codes which
 ...

Author: Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015033609556

Category:

Page:

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Researching and Writing in Law

1.5 Theses ? See Nash V ( ed ) , Monash University Theses 1961-1986 ;
Naguwean JW , A Catalogue of Theses Submitted at the University of Papua
New Guinea 1970–1990 , Union List of Higher Degree Theses in Australian
University ...

Author: Terry C. M. Hutchinson

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105063274232

Category: Academic writing

Page: 383

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Provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of labour law. The book features extensive case referencing and scholarly yet accessible discussion of the key areas of employment law, particularly pertaining to the law of individual contracts. This edition features analysis of recent significant developments.

Dissertations on Early Law and Custom

... that the codified law , Manu and his glossators - embraced originally a much
smaller body of usage than had been imagined ; and next , that the customary
rules , reduced to writing , have been very greatly altered by Brahmanical
expositors ...

Author: Henry Sumner Maine

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105044446149

Category: Comparative law

Page: 408

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A catalogue of the law school of the university at Cambridge

The Law of Mariotte , the Law of Charles , and the Law of Avogardro : Consider
both the History of these laws , and their ... The Dissertations must be written
upon letter - paper of good quality , of the quarto size , with a margin of not less
than ...

Author: Harvard university law sch

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:555073964

Category:

Page:

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A Catalogue of the Law School for the academical year 1848 49 second term 1852 53 first term 1853 54 first term 1854 55 first term 1855 56 first term 1863 64 1868 69

Students entitled to compete for the prizes on the first subject cannot write for the
second . No Student will write on both subjects . The merit of the Dissertations will
be adjudged by committees of Counsellors at Law , appointed by the Law ...

Author: Harvard Law School

Publisher:

ISBN: BL:A0024014360

Category:

Page:

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Historical dissertations on the law and practice of Great Britain and particularly of Scotland with regard to the poor on the modes of charity c

Since writing that Dissertation I was agreeably surprised to find a striking
coincidence of sentiment , between the view taken of the subject in that article ,
and the observations of an intelligent writer who has lately written on the subject
of the ...

Author: Robert Burns

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:591087843

Category:

Page:

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Writing a Dissertation For Dummies

This is a must if you want to maximise your marks on your university dissertation. Writing a Dissertation For Dummies covers: Part I: What is a Dissertation?

Author: Carrie Winstanley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119996057

Category: Education

Page: 356

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Producing a dissertation has become a major requirement of most university courses, both undergraduate and Masters. It's likely to be the largest single piece of work you'll have to submit - and also the hardest! Writing a Dissertation For Dummies walks you through all the practical and theoretical aspects of writing a dissertation to help you produce a first-class work. This guide is ideal for any student in the broad range of the social sciences, from anthropology to law, psychology to media studies. From choosing a topic, to researching the literature, utilising your supervisor, managing your time, and structuring and writing your dissertation, you'll be able to avoid all the common mistakes and stay on top of your workload throughout the process. You'll also find tips on the best way to reference your work, and expert advice on presentation and binding. This is a must if you want to maximise your marks on your university dissertation. Writing a Dissertation For Dummies covers: Part I: What is a Dissertation? Chapter 1: So You Have to Write a Dissertation Chapter 2: Thinking About a Research Question Part II: Getting Set Up for Your Dissertation Chapter 3: The Structure of Your Dissertation Chapter 4: Getting Started Chapter 5: Finalising Your Research Question, Dissertation 'Type' And Considering Ethics Chapter 6: Reading Efficiently and Taking Useful Notes Part III: Getting On With Your Research Chapter 7: Researching in Libraries and the Using the Internet Chapter 8: Creating Your Own Empirical Data Chapter 9: Analysing Data And Drawing Conclusions Chapter 10: Staying on Track Part IV: Writing and Polishing Chapter 11: Managing Your Argument: 'Writing Up' Your Non-Empirical Dissertation Chapter 12: Writing Up Your Empirical Dissertation Chapter 13: Writing Effectively Chapter 14: References, Bibliographies and Appendices Chapter 15: Sorting Out The Presentation of Your Dissertation Part V: Managing The Overall Experience Chapter 16: Your Work Habits Chapter 17: Looking After Yourself Physically and Emotionally Chapter 18: Ten Common Dissertation Pitfalls to Avoid Chapter 19: Ten Essential Tips For Completing Your Dissertation Chapter 20: Ten Items For Your Very Final Checklist