From the structure of the court system to the mysteries of human motivation, 101 THINGS I LEARNED® IN LAW SCHOOL reveals the intricacies of the legal world through questions big and small: What is a legal precedent? What is foreseeability? How can a hostile witness help one's case? How is legal argument different from other forms of argument? What is the difference between honesty and truthfulness?
Many of the book's tips are helpful bits of information that everyone can use and apply to life. Here are seven tips that you can use to become a better communicator.
Vibeke Norgaard Martin is an attorney in California. She practiced commercial litigation at a major international law firm before turning to civil rights litigation and criminal appeals. She has taught at the Boalt School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, was a visiting scholar at the Centre for Child Law at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, and worked for the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Previously, she clerked for the South African Constitutional Court.
Matthew Frederick, an architect, is the author of 101 Things I Learned® in Architecture School and the creator, editor, and illustrator of the 101 Things I Learned® series. He lives in Hudson, New York.
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