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Legal Writing and Other Lawyering Skills, Fifth Edition / Edition 5
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Legal Writing and Other Lawyering Skills, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

by Nancy Schultz, Louis Sirico
 

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ISBN-10: 0735594023

ISBN-13: 9780735594029

Pub. Date: 05/21/2010

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

With a consistent emphasis on precision and good organization, Legal Writing and Other Lawyering Skills, Fifth Edition , shows students how to draft memoranda, opinion letters, pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents.

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With a consistent emphasis on precision and good organization, Legal Writing and Other Lawyering Skills, Fifth Edition , shows students how to draft memoranda, opinion letters, pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735594029
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
05/21/2010
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
415
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Overview


Chapter 2. Learning about the Legal System


Chapter 3. Research and Strategy


Chapter 4. How to Brief a Case


Chapter 5. Introduction to Legal Analysis


Chapter 6. Purpose, Context, and Structure


Chapter 7. Make Your Main Themes Stand Out


Chapter 8. Help the Reader to Understand You


Chapter 9. Meeting the Client


Chapter 10. Introduction to the Memo


Chapter 11. The Memo: Heading, Issue, and Conclusion


Chapter 12. Practice with Drafting Memos: Headings, Issues, and Conclusions


Chapter 13. The Memo: Facts and Discussion


Chapter 14. Practice with Memos: Facts and Discussion


Chapter 15. Writing the Client Opinion Letter


Chapter 16. Practice with Client Letters


Chapter 17. Advising the Client


Chapter 18. Negotiating


Chapter 19. Communicating Electronically


Chapter 20. Drafting Pleadings


Chapter 21. Practice with Pleadings


Chapter 22. Writing Persuasively


Chapter 23. Writing Pre-Trial Motions


Chapter 24. Introduction to Writing Briefs


Chapter 25. Appellate Process and Standard of Review


Chapter 26. The Appellate Brief: The Introductory Parts


Chapter 27. The Appellate Brief: Statement of Facts; Summary of Argument


Chapter 28. Practice in Writing the Statement of Facts and Summary of Argument


Chapter 29. The Appellate Brief: Argument and Conclusion


Chapter 30. Basic Principles of Oral Communication


Chapter 31. The Appellate Argument

Appendices

I. Memoranda
II. Client Letters
III. Pleadings
IV. Grammar and Punctuation

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