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The Legal Research and Writing Workbook, A Basic Approach for Paralegals, Second Edition
     

The Legal Research and Writing Workbook, A Basic Approach for Paralegals, Second Edition

by Andrea B. Yelin, Hope Viner Samborn (Joint Author)
 

Written specifically for paralegal students, the Fifth Edition of The Legal Research and Writing Handbook: A Basic Approach for Paralegals offers comprehensive coverage of both research and writing, dynamic pedagogy, and a clear, step-by-step approach to teaching.

A widely popular text, the Fifth Edition continues to build on its strengths

Overview

Written specifically for paralegal students, the Fifth Edition of The Legal Research and Writing Handbook: A Basic Approach for Paralegals offers comprehensive coverage of both research and writing, dynamic pedagogy, and a clear, step-by-step approach to teaching.

A widely popular text, the Fifth Edition continues to build on its strengths :

  • comprehensive coverage of Legal Research in Part I and Legal Writing in Part II
  • a clear and straightforward writing style
  • a clean and accessible page layout with detailed subheadings for quick access to topics
  • highly efficient research tools and strategies — with both traditional and electronic sources
  • step-by-step guidance through each stage of the writing process — from prewriting strategies, to revising, the IRAC method, legal memoranda, letters, and more
  • dynamic and innovative pedagogy that includes examples, exhibits, expert writing tips, exercises, practice tips, ethics alerts, and web resources
  • a helpful appendices with sections on Shepardizing, Cite Checking, and Citation, as well as Sample Memoranda.
  • a separate student workbook that provides extensive practice opportunities to students in research and writing
  • an in-depth Instructor’s Manual that includes sample syllabi, tests, and memos, as well as discussion topics and in-class exercises

Thoroughly updated throughout, the Fifth Edition features:

  • new and updated illustrations and websites
  • additional exercises on how to brief a case
  • expanded and enhanced treatment of CaseBriefing and Case Analysis
  • internet resources — both free and fee-based — integrated into coverage of the research process
  • additional internet-based research exercises
  • new Net Notes and Practice Pointers
  • updated Citation Appendix reflects the 18th edition of the Blue Book and the 3rd edition of the ALWD Citation Manual, and now offering new citation exercises

If you’re looking for complete and timely coverage of research and writing, examine your desk copy of The Legal Research and Writing Handbook: A Basic Approach for Paralegals, Fifth Edition. It will become immediately apparent why Yelin and Samborn have one of the leading titles in their field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735502970
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.33(d)

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