Law & Language: Jones v. Mississippi Part I
Welcome! The USLawEssentials Law & Language Series helps you improve your legal English by providing you with intensive but self-guided instruction in US law, vocabulary, and grammar. The course has been developed by two attorneys with decades of experience teaching US law and legal English.
This first module walks you through Part I of the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Jones v. Mississippi, a major case decided in 2021.
Each lesson in this course focuses on your reading, legal vocabulary, and comprehension skills. When you finish this course you will have a better understanding of key legal English vocabulary, grammar points including prepositions, and improve your understanding of US court systems and case law.
- Constitutional Law
- Criminal Law
- Case Law
- Reading comprehension
- Grammar, especially prepositions
- Legal Vocabulary
Read a Supreme Court Case
A series of exercises will also help you improve your grammar skills. This module focuses on prepositions.
You will learn grammar by engaging in a series of stimulating exercises after studying a detailed explanation of grammar points.
This course in the Law & Language Series focuses on use of the prepositoins
Daniel Edelson teaches US law to LLM students and tutors JD students and bar exam candidates online. In addition to teaching, Daniel creates short animated videos explaining fundamental legal concepts. He is admitted to the bars of New York and New Jersey and represents clients in a wide-range of civil litigation matters.
Special thanks to Professor Stephen B. Horowitz (Georgetown Law, Legal English Faculty) for his helpful insights, ideas, perspectives, and feedback in the creation of this course module. Prof. Horowitz is a friend and a former St. John’s Law School colleague and has been a wonderful teacher, mentor, and innovator in the field of legal English.