Mastering Legal Analysis and Drafting

Mastering Legal Analysis and Drafting

by George W. Kuney, Donna C. Looper
     
 

ISBN-10: 1594606285

ISBN-13: 9781594606281

Pub. Date: 08/28/2009

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

Mastering Legal Analysis and Drafting seeks to emphasize the fundamental structure and methods of legal drafting, which, the authors contend, is grounded in a surprisingly few but elemental rules and techniques of legal analysis and deployment of legal authorities amid relevant facts. It is designed to help the novice legal drafter identify those elemental rules and…  See more details below

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Mastering Legal Analysis and Drafting seeks to emphasize the fundamental structure and methods of legal drafting, which, the authors contend, is grounded in a surprisingly few but elemental rules and techniques of legal analysis and deployment of legal authorities amid relevant facts. It is designed to help the novice legal drafter identify those elemental rules and techniques and show how they are used to prepare effective legal writing in different formats, most of which share common elements and structures. The book begins with a discussion of legal analysis, followed by a discussion of general drafting principles and rules, and then proceeds to apply these concepts in the following chapters to specific forms of legal writing including: client letters, demand letters, research memoranda, motions and supporting documents, appellate briefs, contracts and instruments, and legislation. It closes with a chapter on "writing to build a record" that reprises the other chapters and highlights the key concepts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594606281
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
586
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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