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Clinical Law in South Africa 3rd Ed

This book is a comprehensive collection of writings on applied legal skills typically taught in clinical legal education courses at law schools in South Africa.

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This book is a comprehensive collection of writings on applied legal skills typically taught in clinical legal education courses at law schools in South Africa.

The second edition of the groundbreaking Clinical Law, the only comprehensive collection of writings on applied/practical legal skills typically taught in clinical legal education courses at law schools in South Africa, is to build upon the basis created by the first edition in order to ultimately produce an even more comprehensive authority on the subject of Clinical Law Each Chapter of the work covers aspects of lawyering skills. The book was conceived out of the recognition that the training of a lawyer involves a unique combination of learning experiences ranging from pure academic to practical legal training and skills development. The aim of the book is to collect in one publication the most essential topics covered in every clinical legal education course - compiled by senior clinical attorneys with experience in the teaching and practice of law.

 

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Table of contents

CHAPTER 1 - Introduction

CHAPTER 2 - The legal profession in South Africa

CHAPTER 3 - Professional and ethical conduct

CHAPTER 4 - Consultation skills

CHAPTER 5 - File and case management

CHAPTER 6 - Numeracy skills

CHAPTER 7 - Practice management

CHAPTER 8 - Legal research and writing opinions

CHAPTER 9 - Drafting letters

CHAPTER 10 - Drafting pleadings, notices and applications

CHAPTER 11 - Drafting wills

CHAPTER 12 - Drafting contracts

CHAPTER 13 - Trial advocacy

CHAPTER 14 - Alternative dispute resolution

CHAPTER 15 - Goals of clinical legal education

- Bibliography

- Index