Legal Analysis and Writing for Paralegals / Edition 3

Legal Analysis and Writing for Paralegals / Edition 3

by William H. Putman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1418080926

ISBN-13: 2901418080920

Pub. Date: 03/17/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Now you can have the in-depth coverage you need without all the legalese! Legal Analysis and Writing for Paralegals offers comprehensive coverage of legal analysis and writing in simple easy-to-understand language. Chapters include examples of each concept of the principle discussed and a hypothetical fact situation through which the application of the

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Now you can have the in-depth coverage you need without all the legalese! Legal Analysis and Writing for Paralegals offers comprehensive coverage of legal analysis and writing in simple easy-to-understand language. Chapters include examples of each concept of the principle discussed and a hypothetical fact situation through which the application of the principles are illustrated.

Key features include:

  • The use of a hypothetical at the beginning of the chapter creates student interest in the subject matter
  • Each chapter has a list of key points which may be used as a quick reference and checklist when applying the concepts presented
  • In-depth coverage of more topics than other books on the same subject such as issue spotting, case law analysis (cases on-point), and counter analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901418080920
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/17/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO ANALYTICAL PRINCIPLES AND THE LEGAL PROCESS: Introduction To Legal Principles and Authorities. Introduction To Legal Analysis. THE SPECIFICS OF LEGAL ANALYSIS: Statutory Analysis. Case Law & Case Briefing. Key Facts. Issue Identification. Stating The Issue. Case Law Application. Counteranalysis. LEGAL WRITING: Legal Writing Process General. Fundamentals Of Writing. Office Legal Memorandum Assignment Issues Facts. Office Legal Memorandum Analysis To Conclusion. External Memorandums—Court Briefs. Correspondence. APPENDIX A. APPENDIX B. APPENDIX C. GLOSSARY.

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