Proofreader Friend

One thing that your lecturers and advisers never tell you is that your essay can be improved dramatically just by having a friend proofread it. This doesn’t mean that they can go in and actually change your wording and rewrite the thing –  because that would be plagiarism and it Read more…


Legal Design Thinking

Legal Design Thinking By Erika Ly, The Legal Forecast   There is immense curiosity in the concept of ‘design thinking’ in the innovation literature. Yet, for a phrase so ubiquitous, it is often misunderstood by lawyers. In practice, design thinking can be a useful framework for learning and change when Read more…

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The legal research process

By Mary-Rose Russell, an extract from Legal Research in New Zealand Components of the legal research process The legal research process comprises a number of discrete steps, each of which calls upon skills which law students are expected to acquire, whether or not they are taught them as part of the Read more…