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The Study Legal English Podcast is the world's first legal English podcast. Helping lawyers and law students become fluent in legal English. Legal English is difficult to master and is important for lawyers and law students around the world. If you'd like to improve your legal English, don't worry, by listening to the regular Legal English podcast you can gradually improve. Podcast Pro members can also access further learning resources such as transcripts and quizzes. If you're not a member yet you can sign up for a free trial at www.studylegalenglish.com

The Study Legal English Podcast is the world's first legal English podcast. Helping lawyers and law students become fluent in legal English. Legal English is difficult to master and is important for lawyers and law students around the world. If you'd like to improve your legal English, don't worry, by listening to the regular Legal English podcast you can gradually improve. Podcast Pro members can also access further learning resources such as transcripts and quizzes. If you're not a member yet you can sign up for a free trial at www.studylegalenglish.com
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The Study Legal English Podcast is the world's first legal English podcast. Helping lawyers and law students become fluent in legal English. Legal English is difficult to master and is important for lawyers and law students around the world. If you'd like to improve your legal English, don't worry, by listening to the regular Legal English podcast you can gradually improve. Podcast Pro members can also access further learning resources such as transcripts and quizzes. If you're not a member yet you can sign up for a free trial at www.studylegalenglish.com

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Episodes

41: Interview - Dr Jan Bamford (Guildhall School of Business and Law at London Metropolitan)

5/21/2018
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Today I interview Dr Jan Bamford, Head of Student Experience and Academic Outcomes at the Guildhall School of Business and Law at London Metropolitan University. Jan carries out research related to international learning and international students' experiences in the UK. This interview is particular interesting for international students studying in the UK or for prospective students to get an insight into some of the aspects of studying an LLM abroad. We talk about: - What are the pros and...

Duration:00:22:24

40: Dialogue - Introduction to International Law

5/14/2018
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Today's episode is an introduction to International Law as a source of law in the English Legal System. We answer some basic questions like: - What is international law? - What are the sources of international law? - How does it work? - Who does it involve? Go to www.studylegalenglish.com/episode40#Comments or send me an email to info@studylegalenglish.com There is some extra material available for Podcast Pro members at: www.studylegalenglish.com/episode40 Sign up for a free trial of...

Duration:00:27:32

E39: Interview - David Best (President EULETA)

5/7/2018
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In today's episode I interview David Best, the President of the European Legal English Teachers' Association (EULETA) and course coordinator and teacher for legal English at The Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). We talk about: - How David became a legal English teacher - How David teaches legal English including the project 'Virtual Erasmus' - Tips for teaching legal English - What EULETA does - David's role as President of EULETA And I have a question for you in relation to the next...

Duration:00:26:02

38: Introduction to Human Rights Law

4/23/2018
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Today's episode is an introduction to human rights law as a source of law in the English legal system. We talk about: - The European Convention on Human Rights - The Human Rights Act 1998 - Why human rights are important in the UK Don't forget to leave your comments about the show at www.studylegalenglish.com/episode38#Comments And I have a question for you in relation to the next episode: What do you like or dislike about international law? Go to www.studylegalenglish.com/episode38#Comments...

Duration:00:21:09

37: EU Supremacy and Brexit

4/16/2018
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Today's episode is about Parliamentary Supremacy, the Supremacy of EU Law, and Brexit. We look at: - What Parliamentary supremacy is and how it is limited. - What EU supremacy is and how it operates in relation to Parliamentary supremacy. - Looking at Brexit in relation to Parliamentary supremacy. Don't forget to leave your comments about the show at www.studylegalenglish.com/episode37#Comments And I have a question for you in relation to the next episode: Do we need human rights law? Why...

Duration:00:21:40

36: Introduction to EU Law

4/5/2018
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Today's episode is about the laws of the European Union. We talk about: Primary sources of EU law *Treaties Secondary sources of EU law *Regulations *Directives *Recommendations *Opinions Supplementary sources of EU law *Case law EU law's application *Direct applicability *Direct effect There is some extra material available for Podcast Pro members at: www.studylegalenglish.com/episode36 Sign up for a free trial of Podcast Pro Membership and access online learning materials to help you...

Duration:00:20:35

35: Institutions of the EU

3/26/2018
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Today's episode is about the institutions of the European Union. It covers the 7 institutions what they consist of and what they do: *The European Parliament *The European Council *The Council of the European Union *The European Commission *The Court of Justice of the European Union *The European Central Bank *The European Court of Auditors There is some extra material available for Podcast Pro members at: www.studylegalenglish.com/episode35 Sign up for a free trial of Podcast Pro...

Duration:00:14:43

34: Origins and History of the European Union

3/19/2018
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Today's episode is about the development of the European Union. It covers: *The history of the EU; *The reasons why the EU was set up; *The treaties which which the EU is founded on. There is some extra material available for Podcast Pro members at: www.studylegalenglish.com/episode34 Sign up for a free trial of Podcast Pro Membership and access online learning materials to help you become fluent in Legal English: https://studylegalenglish.com/register/podcast-pro-membership/ Follow on...

Duration:00:13:32

33: Introduction to Equity

3/12/2018
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Today's episode is about equity. The episode includes: *What equity is; *The origins of equity; *Equitable maxims and equitable remedies; *Equity today. There is some extra material available for Podcast Pro members at: www.studylegalenglish.com/episode33 Sign up for a free trial of Podcast Pro Membership and access online learning materials to help you become fluent in Legal English: https://studylegalenglish.com/register/podcast-pro-membership/ Follow on Facebook:...

Duration:00:11:37

32: The Doctrine of Judicial Precedent

3/5/2018
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Today's episode is about the doctrine of judicial precedent. The episode includes: *What precedent is *The different types of precedent *How precedent is applied in the courts reported In the next episode we will be looking at how the law of equity so if you have any questions about equity, send them to info@studylegalenglish.com and I will try to answer them. There is some extra material available for Podcast Pro members at: www.studylegalenglish.com/episode32 Sign up for a free trial of...

Duration:00:21:49

31: Introduction to the Common Law

2/26/2018
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Today's episode is about the common law. The episode includes: *The origins of common law *Comparing common law to civil law *Learning about the way case law is reported *Discussing some key legal English vocabulary. In the next episode we will be looking at how the doctrine of precedent operates, so if you have any questions about precedent, send them to info@studylegalenglish.com and I will try to answer them. Curious about what a transcript and law report look like? Check out these...

Duration:00:18:06

E30: Interview - Katrina Crossley (International Law Book Facility)

2/12/2018
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In this episode I interview Katrina Crossley the CEO of the International Law Book Facility (ILBF). The ILBF provides all kinds of secondhand law books to public and not-for-profit organisations around the world. We talk about: The history of the ILBF and why Katrina became involved; What the ILBF does and who they help; How the ILBF is run; How people can get involved in the organisation as volunteers; How organisations can receive books. The legal vocabulary and general vocabulary used...

Duration:00:19:18

29: Statutory Interpretation Part 2

2/5/2018
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In this episode we look again at how courts interpret legislation. This time we’re looking at two specific things: 1) rules of language 2) presumptions We also cover new legal vocabulary and a few Latin phrases so that you can speak like you're Harry Potter. There is some extra material available for Podcast Pro members at www.studylegalenglish.com/episode29 Sign up for a free trial of Podcast Pro Membership and access online learning materials to help you become fluent in Legal English:...

Duration:00:18:12

28: Dialogue - Statutory Interpretation part 1

1/29/2018
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In today’s episode we’re looking at how courts interpret legislation. First, we’ll look at why courts must interpret legislation, and then go on to look at the different rules of construction and interpretation as well as looking at aids to interpretation. We learn specifically about: The literal rule; The golden rule; The mischief rule; The purposive approach; The impact of Human Rights legislation on interpretation; Internal and external aids to interpretation. There is some extra...

Duration:00:15:35

27: Interview Tim Wood (Court Reporter & Old Bailey Insight and Legal London Tours)

1/22/2018
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An interview with Tim Wood who worked for many years as a successful journalist, reporting on some of the most important criminal court cases. Tim went on to set up Old Bailey Insight and Legal London Tours which provide tours around the Royal Courts of Justice and 'Old Bailey' The Central Criminal Court. We talk about what the job of a court reporter is like and how the profession has changed; What happens on Tim's tours including visiting the Royal Courts of Justice, the Old Bailey and...

Duration:00:22:46

26: Interview - Xavier Costa (Vice-President AIJA and Senior Associate at Roca Junyent)

1/15/2018
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An interview with Xavier Costa Vice-President of AIJA (The International Association of Young Lawyers) and Senior Associate at Roca Junyent Law Firm, Barcelona, Spain. We talk about how Xavier became a lawyer, his role as the Vice-President of AIJA and what AIJA is. We find out why Xavier is passionate about AIJA and why so many lawyers join and don't ever want to leave! To find out more about AIJA go to: www.aija.org For more legal English practice head over to:...

Duration:00:26:55

Prize Announcement

1/9/2018
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The winner of the Study Legal English New Year Prize is Mr Wei Zhao, a Chinese lawyer who specialises in construction law and focuses on the energy and infrastructure sector. Listeners had to send in a photo with a caption to show what legal English means to them. Wei Zhao sent in a photo showing his Chinese license to practise law and a book about becoming a barrister. The photo and caption show that legal English can help you in your current work and in your future goals. So a big...

Duration:00:04:36

Learn legal English for Free!

1/2/2018
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Hello and welcome to the Study Legal English Podcast. This is a quick announcement about your chance to win Podcast Pro membership for one year. With podcast pro membership you get access to transcripts of all the podcast episodes, vocabulary lists where you can learn legal English terminology, quizzes to test your knowledge, the speak module where you can improve your pronunciation. You can also take courses and earn certificates. Entering the competition is simple, just go to...

Duration:00:01:37

Competition announcement!

12/22/2017
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This season we’re in the mood to celebrate! And to say thank you to our listeners we’re giving you the chance to win a whole one-year Podcast Pro membership with our ‘New Year Prize 2017’ competition. So that’s right you can win a whole year’s membership for free! To enter the competition, we ask you to share with us a photo of you. The photo should show what learning legal English means to you. For example, this could be a picture of you listening to the Study Legal English Podcast, a...

Duration:00:03:47

25: Dialogue: Reading an Act of Parliament

12/18/2017
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In today's episode we look at how to read an Act of Parliament using the Criminal Finances Acts 2017 as an example. We learn about: *The different parts of an Act of Parliament such as sections, subsections, paragraphs and subparagraphs * New legal vocabulary This could be helpful for you if you are: * A law student studying a law course in English because you may have to read an Act of Parliament. * A lawyer working for international clients because you may from time to time have to...

Duration:00:15:30

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