Forthcoming November 2019 • paper
Legal Literacy and Communication Skills: Working with Law and Lawyers is a first-of-its-kind text, designed expressly for students in Juris Master, Master of Jurisprudence, and Master of Legal Studies programs. This concise paperback empowers students whose professional background is outside of law with a foundational understanding of the United States legal system and insight into what lawyers do. Legal Literacy and Communication Skills covers key concepts, including:
Students will develop skills to help them find and use legal information for themselves or as part of a collaborative project. The text includes exercises built around an ongoing case study and helpful “Traditions and Trends” commentary, which puts today’s legal landscape into a broader context.
An in-depth teacher’s manual accompanies the text.
If you are a professor teaching in this field you may request a complimentary copy.