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Legal Analysis and Writing / Edition 4
     

Legal Analysis and Writing / Edition 4

by William H. Putman
 

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ISBN-10: 1133016545

ISBN-13: 9781133016540

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING, 4TH EDITION helps you analyze statutes and case law and draft legal memoranda. In addition to the fundamentals of good writing, legal or otherwise, the book illustrates how to analyze and brief cases, identify key facts and legal issues, and apply case law and counteranalysis to legal matters. Going beyond mere explanations, the book

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LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING, 4TH EDITION helps you analyze statutes and case law and draft legal memoranda. In addition to the fundamentals of good writing, legal or otherwise, the book illustrates how to analyze and brief cases, identify key facts and legal issues, and apply case law and counteranalysis to legal matters. Going beyond mere explanations, the book shows you how to apply concepts to hypothetical situations, draft legal memoranda and correspondence, and scrutinize legal citations and Web research to develop a thorough understanding of the analytical and writing responsibilities you will undertake as a paralegal. Legal Analysis and Writing, 4th Edition is a robust resource that includes a host of available supplemental tools designed to enhance learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133016540
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
476,169
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Principles and Authorities. 2. Introduction to Legal Analysis. 3. Statutory Analysis. 4. Case Law and Case Briefing. 5. Key Facts. 6. Issue Identification. 7. Stating the Issue. 8. Case Law Application. 9. Counteranalysis. 10. Legal Writing Process—General Considerations. 11. Fundamentals of Writing. 12. Office Legal Memorandum—Assignments, Facts, and Issues. 13. Office Legal Memorandum—Analysis to Conclusion. 14. External Memorandums. 15. Correspondence. Appendix A: Court Opinions Referred to in the Text. Appendix B: Appellate Court Brief. Appendix C: Overview of Legal Citation. Appendix D: Web Sites.

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