Deconstructing Legal Analysis: A 1L Primer

Deconstructing Legal Analysis: A 1L Primer

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by Wendel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0735584753

ISBN-13: 9780735584754

Pub. Date: 10/07/2009

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

Peter T. Wendel has taught academic success workshops at over thirty-five law schools throughout the country. In Deconstructing Legal Analysis: A 1L Primer , he provides a variety of time-tested techniques-including a unique model for visualizing

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Peter T. Wendel has taught academic success workshops at over thirty-five law schools throughout the country. In Deconstructing Legal Analysis: A 1L Primer , he provides a variety of time-tested techniques-including a unique model for visualizing

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ISBN-13:
9780735584754
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Publication date:
10/07/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Deconstructing Legal Analysis: Learning How to Think Like a Lawyer


Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The Traditional “Darwinian” Approach
Chapter 3. The Evolution of a Case from an Analytical Perspective
Chapter 4. “Thinking Like a Lawyer”
Chapter 5. Re-Analyzing Pierson v. Post
Chapter 6. Briefing a Case from an Analytical Perspective
Chapter 7. The “What If …” Game
Chapter 8. Introspective Legal Analysis: Russian Dolls

Part II: The Exam Taking Process


Chapter 9. Complete the Circle: See the Big Picture
Chapter 10. Writing Style: Write Like a Judge
Chapter 11. How to “Analyze” an Issue: IRAC vs. IRRAC
Chapter 12. The Circuitry Behind Issue Spotting
Chapter 13. The Macro Organization of Your Exam Essay
Chapter 14. Multiple Choice Questions: Mini-Essays
Chapter 15. Post-Exam Blues: How to Self-Diagnose Your Exam Performance

Part III: Time to Take Off the Training Wheels: Variations on the Legal Analysis Theme


Chapter 16. Extrospective Legal Analysis: Case Synthesis
Chapter 17. Legal Analysis and Statutory Construction

Part IV: Conclusion


Chapter 18. Miscellaneous Law School and Exam-Taking Tips

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