Glanville Williams: Learning the Law, 16th Edition


Glanville Williams: Learning the Law, 16th Edition

Author A.T.H. Smith
Publication Date 2016
ISBN 9789386374738
Format Softcover
Publisher Sweet & Maxwell


For over 70 years, Glanville Williams: Learning the Law, first published in 1945, has been exposing new and prospective law students to the core skills required to study law successfully.

This is a must-have book for all new law students, since it provides an introduction of the English legal system as well as the basic legal skills that students must learn in order to excel both in their legal studies and in their future employment.

This book will be of special relevance to undergraduate LLB students and postgraduate GDL students. It is essential reading for anyone preparing for a law degree, and it provides practical advice and direction during the first year of study.

The traditional introductory work for all those beginning out in law is Glanville Williams: Learning the Law:-

  • Explains what a prospective law student should expect if he or she decides to pursue a career in the field.
  • The English legal system, legal terminology, and study and practise suggestions and procedures are all covered.
  • Provides information on a wide variety of legal jobs as well as helpful application advice.
  • The book concludes with a section of suggested readings to provide the young lawyer with further knowledge and motivation.
  • Glanville Williams QC, Professor, Scholar, and Highly Influential Law Writer, conceived it; Tony Smith, criminal lawyer and Professor of Law, has revised it since the 12th edition.

Since the last edition, there have been significant revisions to the legislation and legal sector.

TABLE OF CONTENTS of Glanville Williams: Learning the Law

-The Divisions of the Law
-The Mechanism of Scholarship
-The European Dimension
-Methods of Study
-Technical Terms
-Case Law Technique
-The Interpretation of Statutes
-Working Out Problems
-Answering Essay Questions
-In the Exam Room
-Moots, Mock Trials and other
-Legal Research
-From Learning to Earning
-General Reading

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