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May 2014

If you’re currently buried in exam notes and textbooks – and let’s face it, most of us are – then you’re probably not in the mood to read a book about how you could become a better law student. Heck, you could even be wishing that you never became a law student. However, if you feel that you could use some tips, guidance and advice about how to survive your exams (as well as the rest of your degree!) Becoming a Lawyer: Success at Law School may be worth adding to your reading list.

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May 2014

There are many times when us law students feel the only people that can really understand us are other law students. I mean, nobody else is going to get all of those terrible estoppel puns. Dating another law student can be great, but what happens after the romance comes to an end? And more specifically, what happens when you break up with a law student?  A cautionary tale…

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Mar 2014

Legal writing can be baffling for first year law students. It’s almost like learning a new language! But trying to write like a lawyer does not mean you should start smattering your essays with ‘hereins’ and ‘whereas-es’. If anything, using lawyerly words like these can confuse your reader, chew up your word count and lose you marks. Effective Legal Writing: A Practical Guide is a useful introductory text that sets out the dos and don’ts of legal writing for baby lawyers.

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