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Legal Skills

Legal Skills (9th edn)

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski
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date: 23 April 2024

p. 32114. Essay writinglocked

p. 32114. Essay writinglocked

  • Emily Finch
  •  and Stefan Fafinski


This chapter focuses on essay writing. Earlier sections of the book outlined techniques for locating and understanding primary and secondary legal sources. The chapter builds upon those skills by exploring the ways that this source material can be used in coursework. It guides students through the stages of planning, research, and construction of an essay, with practical advice on interpreting the question and producing a structured response that demonstrates the required skills and knowledge.

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