Welcome to the Tax Legal Skills and Research tab. This tab is designed to assist you in understanding some of the skills required to understand legal tax resources. These include understanding legal resources, legal research skills, citation and reference management and using databases effectively. See the tab above or the index to the left to get to the various sections.
In law there are various peculiar types of information you will be required to read. Below is a very basic summary of this information with links through to our Law and Government Publications guide for a more detailed explanation on other legal resources.
|Structure of a Case
|Structure of an Act
|Structure of a Journal
Referencing in academic writing is imperative to give light to the origin of your works. The Stellenbosch University Library has a guide called Referencing with a detailed breakdown of how one must reference various material.
The Stellenbosch University Law Faculty has compiled it's own Legal Writing Guide.