Legal Method & Writing

Legal Method & Writing

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by Charles R. Calleros
     
 

Known and respected for its broad coverage and sharp focus on the needs of first-year law students, LEGAL METHOD AND WRITING has been fine tuned and updated for its Fifth Edition.

This sophisticated yet accessible book:

  • takes a comprehensive and practical approach to teaching writing and analysis skills
  • anchors basic skills to familiar
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    Overview

    Known and respected for its broad coverage and sharp focus on the needs of first-year law students, LEGAL METHOD AND WRITING has been fine tuned and updated for its Fifth Edition.

    This sophisticated yet accessible book:

  • takes a comprehensive and practical approach to teaching writing and analysis skills
  • anchors basic skills to familiar examples—many drawn from contracts and torts—and ties them to interesting cases
  • covers different types of legal writing, including writing in law school, writing in the law office, advocacy writing, appellate brief, pretrial advocacy, and writing to parties, as well as pleadings, motions, contracts, letters, case briefs, course outlines, and examination essay answers
  • is highly regarded for its effectiveness in teaching students to apply legal reasoning skills to professional writing tasks
  • includes multicultural issues in problems and examples
  • gives students an opportunity to sharpen their skills through practical exercises
  • is accompanied by a comprehensive Teacher¿s Manual that gives advice on how to use the book in a variety of course configurations

    Be sure to notice that the Fifth Edition features:

  • discussion of new developments and new examples to refine and improve existing material
  • skillful editing of assignments in the appendices and the coverage of exam writing to control the length of the book
  • updated citation coverage to correspond to the new editions of the Bluebook and ALWD

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780316125055
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    12/31/1995
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    576
    Product dimensions:
    72.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.25(d)

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