Learning Legal Rules
A Students’ Guide to Legal Method and Reasoning
James Holland and Julian Webb
Price: NGN 8,500
The most trusted legal method textbook by expert authors, giving students a solid grounding to excel in their degrees.
Learning Legal Rules introduces law students to the techniques of legal analysis and argument, equipping them with the knowledge and reasoning skills needed for effective study and practice of law. The text has been used in common law countries around the world as a leading legal method guide for over twenty years.
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
Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support
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