Studying Scots Law provides a highly readable account of the educational and training requirements for entry into the Scottish legal profession and provides essential information on law courses throughout Scotland as well as giving useful advice on study skills. Studying Scots Law provides law students with an invaluable source of reference throughout their studies.
Contents includes: The Scottish Legal System - the law in Scotland; The Scottish Legal Profession; Entering the Profession - Courses; The university stage; Alternatives to the law degree; The Diploma in Legal Practice; Professional Training; Continuing legal education; Studying; Lectures, tutorials and seminars; Private study; Researching the law; Essays and examinations; Homily and epilogue; Appendices.
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Table of Contents
Part I THE SCOTTISH LEGAL SYSTEM 1 The Law in Scotland 2 The Scottish Legal Profession Part II ENTERING THE PROFESSION 3 Courses 4 The University Stage 5 Alternatives to the Law Degree 6 The Diploma in Professional Legal Practice 7 Professional Training 8 Continuing Legal Education Part III STUDYING 9 Lectures, Tutorials and Seminars 10 Private Study 11 Researching the Law 12 Essays and Examinations 13 Homily and Epilogue Appendix 1 Useful Addresses Appendix 2 BA Degrees in Law Appendix 3 Funding Appendix 4 Latin Words and Phrases Appendix 5 Books Appendix 6 Useful Diagrams Appendix 7 Some Useful Websites