Lawbore - Learnmore Presentation By: Anu Singh, Harpreet Singh, Ishar Ahluwalia, Maciej Szczyglewski
Expands your thinkingabilities and enhances yourlegal knowledge!
Learnmore is an aspect of Lawbore which provides law students with a variety of learning materials in the form of tutorials, journals, videos, etc. Its purpose is to provide us with legal skills that are essential to succeed.
Learnmore covers 6 key topics which will help expand our legal mind: › Exams › New-bies › Writing › Moots › Research › Careers
Here you will find advice on: › How to prepare for examinations › How to create a study plan › How to improve your study habits › How to revise without getting stressed › Tips on answering essay questions and problems › Tricks to getting high marks
The exams tab is very effective, but it will be extremely beneficial to add a discussion board for students to share their personal experiences and coping mechanisms to prepare for exams.
This section will give you a brief introduction to what you’re in for! › Get familiarized with City’s academic standards › Learn techniques to memorize key cases › How to grasp the main ideas and topics from the tutorials › Get some feedback from seniors › Develop suitable skills essential to the legal field
Social gatherings with professors and tutors Have information regarding used textbooks – discussion group/forum
Improve your note-taking abilities Criterion on answering legal questions effectively Get involved with City’s essay competitions for scholarships Publish your writing and get popular!
References on how to cite journals, cases, & articles Samples of first year essay coursework
Mooting is the oral presentation of a legal issue raised by a hypothetical case in an imaginary court room setting; this category will guide you in comprehending the task of mooting: › Example moot problems and skeleton arguments › How to conduct research for a moot › A guided video tutorial about the do’s and don’ts about mooting › Student reviews about their past experiences with mooting › Participate in internal and/or national mooting competitions
Organisation of mock moots among students Public speaking guidelines/help from teachers and tutors Discussion forum for students to share ideas
Guidelines to make your legal research for coursework and exam practise easier › A guided Lawbore tutorial › How to find and understand law reports › Different sources of law available in the law library and online › Keeping up-to-date with the changing laws › Understanding legal abbreviations › Avoiding plagiarism
Have a student-librarian question answer forum for research related questions Possibility to book the law library computers on Lawbore for research purposes
Clearly shows different possibilities of a legal career one may follow Provides students with loads of different tips and a variety of activities students can get involved in to develop their legal skills Gives us personal experiences of previous law students which we can identify ourselves with
Have some information about later careers such as judiciary, matters on how to become a judge Include some accounts of practitioners on the challenges and intricacies of their work
Anu Singh Harpreet Singh Ishar Ahluwalia Maciej Szczyglewski