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Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing

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ISBN-10: 0133060756

ISBN-13: 9780133060751

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Joanne Banker Hames, Yvonne Ekern

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LEGAL RESEARCH, ANALYSIS, AND WRITING, 4/efully integrates the basics of legal research, analysis, and writing, bringing together all the basic knowledge and tools students need to research and analyze a legal problem and communicate the results in diverse forms of legal memoranda. It provides many highly realistic research and writing exercises, as well as new tools designed to help students become more effective writers. Throughout, it clarifies the interrelationships among legal research, analysis, and writing, enabling students to experience the total process as it is performed in practice. Reflecting today’s new realities, this edition also contains extensive new coverage of…    
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Book details

List price: $180.07
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/12/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 600
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Introduction to Legal Research, Writing and Analysis
The Starting Point: Analyzing Facts and Identifying Legal Issues
Finding and Analyzing Case Law
How to Brief a Case
Constitutions, Statutes, and Administrative Regulations
Statutory and Constitutional Analysis
Secondary Sources
Validating your Research: Using Shepards, Keycite and other Citators
Computer-Assisted Legal Research (CALR): Lexis and Westlaw
Computer-Assisted Legal Research (CALR): the Freely Accessible Internet
Basic Legal Writing Tools
Predictive Legal Writing: the Memorandum of Law
Persaussive Writing: Writing to the Court
Motion Practice: Research and Writing Issues
Legal Correspondence
Research Case Files
Research and Writing Problems Based on Short Stated Fact Patterns
Basic Citation Reference Materials
Research Strategies and Overview
Defendant Joint Memorandum of Points and Authorities in opposition to Plaintiff's motion for preliminary injunction: Initial Research Memoranda
Appellate Brief
Case Briefing Practice
Supplemental Cases
Answer Key to Test Yourself
U.S. Court System