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Legal Literacy: An Introduction to Legal Studies

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Legal Literacy: An Introduction to Legal Studies
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Publisher: AU Press
ISBN/ASIN: 192735644X
Number of pages: 220

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To understand how the legal system works, students must consider the law in terms of its structures, processes, language, and modes of thought and argument -- in short, they must become literate in the field. Legal Literacy fulfills this aim by providing a foundational understanding of key concepts such as legal personhood, jurisdiction, and precedent, and by introducing students to legal research and writing skills.

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