You'll be the judge of that! - A guide to legal English
You'll be the judge of that! - A guide to legal English(en)
You'll be the judge of that! A guide to legal English aims to develop law students' specialist skills before they enter the job market. It is suitable for students at the upper-intermediate to advanced level and pays special attention to the needs of Dutch-speaking undergraduate students. The book contains a general introduction to legal English and is divided into six main themes (The Legal Profession, Criminal Law, Contract Law, Family Law, Employment Law, and European Law). For each theme, it features extensive vocabulary lists, as well as numerous authentic texts that will train students to quickly process lengthy texts and decipher legalese. In order to further develop their communicative skills, this book also offers several role-plays, quizzes, and listening exercises. Finally, it lists some useful resources and guidelines on how to develop a clear writing style and some common grammatical pitfalls are revised.