Legal Writing and Analysis

ISBN-10: 0735598509

ISBN-13: 9780735598508

Edition: 3rd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Edwards
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Description: Ideal for beginning legal writers, this logically organized and exceptionallywell-written text offers a concise and straightforward guide to legal writingand analysis. Updated to include exercises with increased focus on first-yearcourses, Legal Writing and Analysis, Second Edition, starts with anoverview of the legal system and the lawyer¿s role, then leads students fromreading and analyzing the law through the process of legal writing, providingnumerous examples and exercises along the way. Classroom-tested featuresof this bestselling text include: a consistent use of the legal methodapproach, from an opening chapter providing an overview of a civil case andthe lawyer¿s role, to information about the legal system, case briefing,synthesizing cases, and statutory interpretation an emphasis on analogicalreasoning and synthesizing cases, as well as rule-based and policy-basedreasoning, with explanations of how to use these types of reasoning toorganize a legal discussion a logical organization that starts with readingand analyzing the law and then moves on to writing the discussion of a legalquestion, writing an office memo and professional letters, and advocacywriting. chapters addressing style and formality considerations as well asoral advocacy effective coverage of the use of precedent a superiordiscussion of small-scale organization, including the thesis paragraphnumerous examples and frequent short exercises that encourage students toapply concepts a comprehensive Teacher¿s Manual that offers helpful advicefor instructors. The Second Edition offers new exercises, includingincreased focus on first-year courses. a revision of Part Five on advocacywriting, streamlining the order of the chapters and adding more coverage ofquestions presented an updated citation chapter. Chapter 12 on the OfficeMemorandum has been expanded to add another format for a question presentedand is accompanied by an examplePlease visit the new companion website to learn more about this book.Website:http://www.aspenlawschool.com/edwardslwa2

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List price: $98.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 1/13/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 356
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Lawyers and the Legal Landscape
Overview of the Lawyer's Role
The Legal System, the Common Law Process, and Kinds of Authority
Reading and Analyzing the Law
Briefing and Synthesizing Cases
Interpreting Statutes
Forms of Legal Reasoning
Writing the Discussion of a Legal Question
The Writing Process and Law-Trained Readers
Large-Scale Organization: Creating an Annotated Outline
Small-Scale Organization: Explaining the Law
Small-Scale Organization: Applying the Law
Discussing Multiple Issues: Putting It All Together
Deepening Your Analysis
Predictive Writing
Writing and Office Memo
Writing Professional Letters
The Shift to Advocacy
Introduction to Brief-Writing
Point Headings
Writing a Fact Statement
Writing a Trial-Level Brief
Writing an Appellate Brief
Using Legal Theory to Sharpen Your Arguments
Style and Formalities
Citations and Quotations
Paragraphs, Sentences, and Style
Oral Advocacy
Oral Argument
Sample Office Memorandum
Sample Trial-Level Brief
Sample Appellate Brief
Sample Letters
Cases
Index
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