Writing and Analysis in the Law / Edition 4

Writing and Analysis in the Law / Edition 4

by Helene S. Shapo, Elizabeth Fajans, Marilyn R. Walter
     
 

Chapter 1. Introduction to the Legal System and Legal Writing
Chapter 2. Analyzing Legal Authority: Case Law
Chapter 3. Analyzing Legal Authority: Statutes
Chapter 4. Organization of a Legal Discussion: Large-Scale Organization
Chapter 5. Organization of a Legal Discussion: Small-Scale Organization
Chapter 6. The Thesis Paragraph
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Overview

Chapter 1. Introduction to the Legal System and Legal Writing
Chapter 2. Analyzing Legal Authority: Case Law
Chapter 3. Analyzing Legal Authority: Statutes
Chapter 4. Organization of a Legal Discussion: Large-Scale Organization
Chapter 5. Organization of a Legal Discussion: Small-Scale Organization
Chapter 6. The Thesis Paragraph
Chapter 7. Writing A Legal Document: The Legal Memorandum
Chapter 8. The Writing Process
Chapter 9. Effective Paragraphs
Chapter 10. Sentence Structure
Chapter 11. Types of Legal Arguments in Resolving Questions of Law
Chapter 12. Research Strategies
Chapter 13. Interviewing the Client
Chapter 14. Counseling the Client
Chapter 15. Letter Writing
Chapter 16. Writing to the Court: An Introduction to Advocacy
Chapter 17. The Trial Brief: Memorandum of Law in Support of or in Opposition to a Motion
Chapter 18. Writing the Appellate Brief
Chapter 19. Oral Argument
APPENDICES
A. Grammar, Punctuation, and Quotation
B. Introduction to Citation Form
C. Sample Office Memorandum
D. Sample Office Memorandum
E. Sample Memorandum in Support of a Motion
F. Sample Appellate Brief

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587785412
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Series:
Textbook Series
Edition description:
Revised Fourth Edition
Pages:
561

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Legal System and Legal WritingAnalyzing Legal Authority: Case Law Analyzing Legal Authority: Statutes Organization of a Legal Discussion: Large-Scale Organization Organization of a Legal Discussion: Small-Scale Organization The Thesis Paragraph Writing a Legal Document: The Legal Memorandum The Writing Process Effective Paragraphs Sentence Structure Types of Legal Arguments in Resolving Questions of Law Research Strategies Interviewing the Client Counseling the Client Letter Writing Writing to the Court: An Introduction to Advocacy The Trial Brief: Memorandum of Law in Support of or in Opposition to a Motion Writing the Appellate Brief Oral Argument

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