Examples & Explanations: Legal Writing

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Examples & Explanations Series, Legal Writing uses a methodology based on the E&E pedagogy to teach students how to analyze and assess the effectiveness of their writing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735597303
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 6/3/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 342
  • Sales rank: 659,986
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I – Introduction
Chapter 1 — How to Use This Book

  • ; 1.1 How the Book is Organized
  • ;1.2 What You Need to Know About Using Examples
  • ;1.3 How to Use this Book
Part II – Objective Writing
Chapter 2 — Overview: Office Memos
  • ;2.1 Some Tips As You Plan Your Time
  • ;2.2 Some Common Pitfalls
  • ;2.3 Audience and Purpose of an Office Memo
  • ;2.4 Office Memo Format

Chapter 3 — Writing the Question Presented (Objective)
  • ;3.1 What You Need to Know about an Office Memo’s Question Presented
  • ;3.2 How to Write an Office Memo’s Question Presented
  • ;3.3 Examples
  • ;3.4 Explanations

Chapter 4 — Writing the Brief Answer
  • ;4.1 What You Need to Know about a Brief Answer
  • ;4.2 How to Write a Brief Answer
  • ;4.3 Examples
  • ;4.4 Explanations

Chapter 5 — Writing the Facts
  • ;5.1 What You Need to Know about an Office Memo’s Facts Section
  • ;5.2 How to Write an Office Memo’s Facts Section
  • ;5.3 Examples
  • ;5.4 Explanations

Chapter 6 — Choosing Authority
  • ;6.1 What You Need to Know about Choosing Authority
  • ;6.2 How to Choose Authority
  • ;6.3 Examples
  • ;6.4 Explanations
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