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Common Law in El blog de LegalEnglishUpdate

10/01/2017

AMERICAN COMMON LAW

Hello there! Are you interested in American common law?

Please watch this video and follow it up through these questions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VnssEXV8FI 2) Please translate the denition provided by BLACK’S LAW DICTIONARY into Spanish. 3) Why do you think that a precedent is quoted to define law? 4) Why is law intertwined with morality?

5) Compare and...

19/05/2015

COMMON LAW - RECENT CHANGES

Hi  there,  I bring this article to your attention, written by myself  in Spanish, couple of years ago. Many changes have occured in the British legal system. A new Supreme Court, a constitutional reform, etc. Please read.

http://issuu.com/revistatrad/docs/12_revista_119_final/c/sulz6cm http://issuu.com/revistatrad/docs/12_revista_119_final/26

24/07/2014

Common Law Legal English and Grammar

Years ago, when I started teaching English for Lawyers, there was an excellent book by Alison Riley that proved excellent: English for Law. I still happen to use it. Let me now share this new proposal by the same author and Patricia Sours.

 

Common Law Legal English and Grammar A Contextual Approach Alison Riley and Patricia Sours

Lord Denning, an influential but...

18/02/2014

SUMMER COURSES 2014

An Introduction to American Legal English

20 hours of study. Wednesdays. Starting date: February 25th. 6.30 to 8.30 pm

FEE: ARS 1100 for early payment (or two payments of ARS 600)

 

This is a course for legal professionals and translators who want to gain further insights into the language of lawyers prevailing in the US. They will then be introduced to the functioning...