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10 Books Every Law Student Should Read

10 Books Every Law Student Should Read

You'll often be told that you have to read around your subject in order to prepare for your university applications. But how do you find out what to read? Law is notoriously complicated and inaccessible, so it’s hard to know where to start. For that reason, we’ve...

10 Books Every Law Student Should Read

You'll often be told that you have to read around your subject in order to prepare for your university applications. But how do you find out what to read? Law is notoriously complicated and inaccessible, so it’s hard to know where to start....

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What Is The UN?

What Is The UN?

The UN, or United Nations, is an international, intergovernmental institution set up in 1945. This was after World War II caused the collapse of its predecessor, the League of Nations. Currently, the UN represents 193 of the world’s 196 sovereign states.Why was the UN...

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What Was The League of Nations?

What Was The League of Nations?

The League of Nations was the first global institution to be established in the modern world. Set up in 1920, it heralded a new era of international relations. Significantly, it vocally denounced war as a means of achieving a state’s foreign policy. Despite noble...

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What Is British Parliamentary Style Debate?

What Is British Parliamentary Style Debate?

Regulated debates come in different forms, known as ‘styles’, and each comes with its own set of rules and conventions. British Parliamentary Style Debate is one of the more popular forms, based on debates in the British Parliament. It was first adopted by UK...

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Mooting and Advocacy

Mooting and Advocacy

Advocacy is the skill of persuading other people to agree with your point of view. If you want to be a great lawyer, you need to become a skilled advocate. Not only is advocacy important if you find yourself stood in court, but it is also crucial to be able to...

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How To Write The Perfect Essay

How To Write The Perfect Essay

If you decide to study English or a subject within Arts and Humanities at university, it’s going to involve a lot of essay writing. It’s a challenging skill to master because it requires both creativity and logical planning, but if you ensure you do the following...

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How to Take Notes in Law School

How to Take Notes in Law School

When studying any subject, it’s inevitable that you’ll have to spend a lot of your time taking notes. Law students in particular spend a massive amount of time taking notes, because there’s so much to learn and there are so many different sources to learn it from. But...

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Why Study Law?

Why Study Law?

The most important question you’ll have to ask yourself before beginning to study any subject is ‘why do I want to do this?’ And for Law it’s a question that you need to be able to answer on a pretty regular basis. Schools ask you why you want to study Law when...

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Owens vs Owens: Untying A Gordian Knot

Owens vs Owens: Untying A Gordian Knot

Marriage is one of the most important events in many people’s lives, and often it is a very happy experience. But what happens if you’ve tied the knot, and find yourself wishing you could untie it? In a recent decision, Owens v Owens, the Supreme Court has shown that...

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Life as a GDL student at BPP

Life as a GDL student at BPP

  Ella Harold is currently studying for her Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at the BPP Law School in London.She is a Future Trainee Solicitor and will take up a training contract after her LPC.Before studying law, Ella was an undergraduate studying French and German.  ...

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