Learning Legal Skills

Christine Bell, Marie Fox

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Legal skills are certain to play an essential role in the future of legal education at both the academic and professional stages. Advocacy, negotiation and fact-finding will be studied alongside the more traditional topics of statutory interpretation and precedent. Once acquired, these skills will become fundamental to future studies and legal practice.This is an introduction to the acquisition of critical legal skills, exploring how problems can be analyzed and how concepts like justice or efficiency may be used to argue for reform. The materials can be used as the basis of a first year course or an intensive introductory course in the first few weeks, or to develop skills throughout a three or four year course.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherBlackstone Press
Number of pages426
ISBN (Print)978-1854317667
Publication statusPublished - 1999


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