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Recommended Podcasts & Videos - An excellent way to improve your knowledge and langauge skills
Legal English Videos - External Links
Understanding Legal English - YouTube
Video from an American law firm on why Legal English is so precise.
Advice on legal writing - YouTube
An interview with Mr John Budge featuring his advice on legal writing and
what he looks for in the legal writing as a legal professional.
Can we cure lawyers of legalese? - YouTube
In this talk, Mr Bates considers why language often seems so complicated;
why legal documents are often so hard to understand;
why lawyers love legalese so much; and what lawyers can do
to produce legal documents we can all hope to understand.
Judiciary and the rule of law - YouTube
This short video gives an overview of the Independent Judicial System of England
and Wales, illustrating its history from the Magna Carta to present day.
It explains the separation of powers, the different types of courts/tribunals and
busts some of the myths that surround being a judge
(such as no judge has ever used a gavel!)
The Courtroom and its people - YouTube
A short film from a British university about the people you will find
in an English and Welsh courtroom.
Rule of Law - YouTube
Constitutional Law - Rule of Law
Introduction to EU Law - YouTube
What is EU law? In this video, we try to offer our audience an easy to understand
introduction to the extremely popular topic, starting off with its two branches:
primary (such as treaties) and secondary legislation (such as regulations,
directives and decisions derived from the principles and objectives set out in treaties).
The Hon Mrs Justice Audrey Campbell-Moffat: Language and communication -
Does one size fit all? - YouTube
In this talk, The Honourable Mrs Justice Audrey Campbell-Moffat seeks to identify
those areas where different language skills should be employed
to achieve the best results and some of the different skills that can be employed.
Legal & Financial Issues - Podcasts - External Links
General English - BBC 6 Minute English - Podcasts - External Links
Glossaries - External Link
by Dustin DeGrande - German Translator
Quiz - External Link