The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing, Third Edition / Edition 3 by Laurel Currie Oates, Kelly Kunsch, Anne Enquist, Kelly Kunsch | | 9780735524873 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing, Third Edition / Edition 3

The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Laurel Currie Oates, Kelly Kunsch, Anne Enquist, Kelly Kunsch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735524874

ISBN-13: 9780735524873

Pub. Date: 04/01/2002

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

By covering all three key components of the basic Legal Writing course - research, writing, and analysis - this process-oriented coursebook has earned its posiiton as a leading text in the field. Now, Legal Writing Handbook, Third Edition, builids on its success to help students master the skills they will use throughout their careers.

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By covering all three key components of the basic Legal Writing course - research, writing, and analysis - this process-oriented coursebook has earned its posiiton as a leading text in the field. Now, Legal Writing Handbook, Third Edition, builids on its success to help students master the skills they will use throughout their careers.

The authors preserve the distinctive features that have made their book so effective:

  • the only text with sufficiently broad coverage to help students become both effective researchers and competent writers
  • the process approach leads students through pre-writing to drafting, editing, and the final draft by progressing from basic to more sophisticated skills, the authors lead students to success
  • excellent examples demonstrate effective writing throughout the text
  • the book begins with an overview of the legal system and how to analyze statutes and cases. From this foundation, the authors move to writing the objective memorandum and trial and appellate briefs
  • distinctive handbook format offers short segments for easy reference
  • a unique chapter on the needs of students for whom English is a second language
  • a separate Practice Book that gives numerous exercises for students to test the skills they are learning

    Important new and revised material in the Third Edition includes:

  • a separate chapter on the Trial Brief, with examples
  • a new chapter on Legal Reading, reflecting research on the differences between expert and novice legal readers
  • examples of client letters
  • tightly edited legal research materials for greater accessibility
  • updated material bias-free language
  • citation sections with full coverage of the ALWD Citation Manual

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735524873
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    04/01/2002
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    954
    Product dimensions:
    6.96(w) x 9.98(h) x 1.73(d)

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