Legal Analysis and Writing for Paralegals / Edition 3

Legal Analysis and Writing for Paralegals / Edition 3

by William H. Putman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418080926

ISBN-13: 9781418080921

Pub. Date: 03/17/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Legal Analysis and Writing, third edition, provides the student with in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of legal analysis and writing, the operation of the elements of the fundamentals in the analysis and writing process, and the manner in which the process guides and assists the student in the production of a finished product, such as an interoffice research…  See more details below

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Legal Analysis and Writing, third edition, provides the student with in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of legal analysis and writing, the operation of the elements of the fundamentals in the analysis and writing process, and the manner in which the process guides and assists the student in the production of a finished product, such as an interoffice research memorandum. The text is national in scope and designed for students who have completed introductory legal assistant courses. The focus of the text is on the legal analysis and writing process. The text is divided into three sections, the first of which presents an overview of the analysis process and the basic legal principles involved in that process. The second section provides in-depth coverage of the elements and tools used in the analysis and writing process, while the third section focuses on the application of the principles presented in the previous sections. It also addresses the drafting of legal correspondence, legal research memoranda, and court briefs. This complete text is enhanced by such features as a corresponding website, a student activity CD, online references, key points, and examples.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418080921
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/17/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction to Principles and Authorities Chapter 2: Introduction to Legal Analysis Chapter 3: Statutory Analysis Chapter 4: Case Law & Case Briefing Chapter 5: Key Facts Chapter 6: Issue Identification Chapter 7: Stating the Issue Chapter 8: Case Law Application Chapter 9: Counteranalysis. Chapter 10: Legal Writing Process - General Considerations Chapter 11: Fundamentals of Writing Chapter 12: Office Legal Memorandum - Assignments, Facts, and Issues Chapter 13: Office Legal Memorandum - Analysis to Conclusion Chapter 14: External Memorandums Chapter 15: Correspondence

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