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Prepare to Study US Law ...

Prepare to Study US Law ...
« on: February 08, 2009, 03:41:47 AM »
Sorry for my bad English ...
... I'm an Italian Law Student at the last year of Univerity ...
... I want start to study US Law and Legal System ... and also the English ... to prepare
the LLM applicant for a US Law School ... can you give me some advices? and Law Books to start?

I just have a Law Book to start ... Introduction to Law and Legal System of United States -
Thomson Law ... and I want buy also Black's Law Dictionary ... some advice?
.... over an English Course !!!


Re: Prepare to Study US Law ...
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2009, 10:01:55 AM »

There is no need for you to buy law books in order to get ready for law school. They will teach you all you need to know.
However, what is important in order to get into your LLM program and succeed in law school is a pretty good knowledge of the language.
Instead of using your time to study US law (you will study the same stuff during your program), I suggest you take English classes. Once you are able to fluently read, write, and speak in English, you'll find out that learning US law is not that difficult even for a civil law student.
Good luck! :)