Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing: An Integrated Approach / Edition 1

Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing: An Integrated Approach / Edition 1

by Yvonne Ekern, Yvonne Ekern
     
 

This book presents a practical, integrated approach to legal research, analysis, and writing. It provides readers with all the basic tools they need to research and analyze a problem as well as communicate the results of their research. Introduction to Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis. Analyzing Facts and Identifying Legal Issues. Finding and

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This book presents a practical, integrated approach to legal research, analysis, and writing. It provides readers with all the basic tools they need to research and analyze a problem as well as communicate the results of their research. Introduction to Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis. Analyzing Facts and Identifying Legal Issues. Finding and Analyzing Case Law. How to Brief a Case. Constitutions, Statutes, and Administrative Regulations. Statutory and Constitutional Analysis. Computer Assisted Legal Research (CLAR). How to Create Research Strategies. Basic Legal Writing Tools. Legal Writing. For paralegals or anyone else interested in improving or learning the skills of legal research, analysis, and writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132447997
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/02/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.93(d)

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Table of Contents



 1. Introduction to Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis.


 2. Before You Begin.


 3. The Starting Point: Analyzing Facts and Identifying Legal Issues.


 4. Finding and Analyzing Case Law.


 5. How to Brief a Case.


 6. Constitutions, Statutes, and Administrative Regulations.


 7. Statutory and Constitutional Analysis.


 8. Secondary Sources.


 9. Digests and Miscellaneous Research Tools.


10. Validating Your Research: Using Shepard's and Other Citators.


11. Computer Assisted Legal Research (CALR).


12. How to Create Research Strategies.


13. Basic Legal Writing Tools.


14. Legal Writing: Writing to Inform.


15. Writing to the Court.


Appendix A: Research Problems.


Appendix B: Basic Citation Reference Guide.


Appendix C: Creating Research Strategies.


Appendix D: Defendants' Joint Memorandum of Points and Authorities.


Appendix E: Appellate Brief.


Glossary.


Index.

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