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Lawyering Toolkit: Not From A Law Background Skills Pack

Working towards a national framework for law literacy

I'm not from a law background

 Not From A Law Background Skills Pack

 image of orange file Getting started if you haven't previous experience with Law and need to get up to speed fast

Step 1 Orientation

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Orientation 

The Legal Industry in Ireland

Legal Technical

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MOOCS

Artificial Intelligence?

Step 2 Legal Reading & Ethics

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Reading 

Useful Books

Teaching Resources for Law

Courts Service Teaching Resources

Topic by Topic lesson plans from the Irish Courts Service to guide you through the Irish Legal System.

Training

Step 3 Searching

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Searching

Legal Top Tip for Non -Legals

Trust the expertise that you bring to Law which is really valuable, have an awareness that you are not a lawyer yourself and look at the law from the perspective of your own disciplines - you have a unique insight.

Career

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Step 4 Learning Checkpoint

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Learning Check

Learning Check tools

Feedback

 

Let us know if there was something else you needed in the Not from a Law Background skills pack

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Creators

This guide has been created by Susan Boyle, Virginia Conrick, Ann O'Sullivan and Pattie Punch as a collaborative initiative through the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) Irish Group.