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International LL.M. and Graduate Students Guide

Legal English Resources

Legal Writing and Legal English Podcasts and Blogs

The Legal Talk Network provides an array of podcasts by and for legal professionals in the United States and beyond.  Highlighted below is a State Bar of Texas podcast discussing "Tips for Exceptional Writing Skills".

For those interested in locating additional podcasts or blogs covering a range of topics The ABA Law Journal published a Web 100 in 2018 highlighting blogs, podcasts, and even people to follow on Twitter.

Books Available in the Library

Temple Law Library has several books about legal writing written with International Graduate Students in mind.  Below are some books you might find helpful.  You can use Library Search to locate more resources on this or other topics.

The books below were not written specifically for international students, but they are helpful for any law student looking to improve their writing. 

Don't forget to consult citation rulebooks, style guides, and dictionaries.  Some examples of these resources are below.

Linked In Learning Videos on English Language and Grammer

Students at Temple have access to LinkedIn Learning, formerly  On this website is a wide range of instructional materials.  Below are highlighted two training video series on the basics of English grammar.

Additional Resources