Legal Research Analysis and Writing

Legal Research Analysis and Writing Author William H. Putman
ISBN-10 9781305948372
Release 2017-07-07
Pages 832
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Be the "go to" paralegal at your firm with the fourth edition of LEGAL RESEARCH, ANALYSIS, AND WRITING! This book shows you how to conduct reliable legal research, analyze the results, and write clear memoranda and other legal documents that are on-point and well supported. In addition to an easy-to-read format, this student favorite offers hypothetical scenarios, examples, and exercises that clarify the important work paralegals do every day to help law offices and legal departments run smoothly. Of course, the fourth edition offers the latest updates, with special attention to the electronic legal research tools common today. And, to add to your success, optional MindTap tools cater to your personal learning style with interactive quizzing, flashcards, and practice assignments that help you build momentum and confidence quickly.



Legal Research Analysis and Writing

Legal Research  Analysis  and Writing Author Joanne B Hames
ISBN-10 9780134560229
Release 2017-01-10
Pages 640
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The basics of legal research, analysis, and writing in a practical, relevant approach Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing gives students the essential knowledge and tools they need to research and analyze a legal problem and communicate the results in diverse forms of legal memoranda. Covering both traditional and free Internet research, the book’s practical, relevant approach provides a number of outstanding teaching and learning aids, among them short memos with hypothetical factual situations for students to research, research and writing exercises and assignments, writing examples and exercises, online research exercises, citation exercises, numerous sample pages and screenshots, legal research problems with answers, checklists for research and writing, and an Instructor’s Manual. The Sixth Edition updates and expands many of the examples and exercises used throughout the text to give students the latest information available.



Legal Research Analysis and Writing

Legal Research  Analysis  and Writing Author Kathryn Myers
ISBN-10 9780133564075
Release 2013-07-30
Pages 744
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This comprehensive guide to modern legal research and writing offers a unique balance of traditional print research techniques with newer online methods. Throughout, LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING helps students fully understand the issues they are researching, so they can apply analytical thinking to achieve superior results. Students discover how laws are made, how to decide which law is applicable, how to read the law, how to search legal databases, and how to apply the law in a client's unique situation. The text offers insights for overcoming research obstacles, and provides many examples, figures, and reference checklists. It also offers deep insight into effective writing, including extensive coverage of case briefs, memoranda of law, external briefs, correspondence, and pleadings. A concise review of the writing process addresses everything from pre-writing to grammar and word usage. Extensive pedagogical features include opening scenarios, lists of key terms, case excerpts, media and web resources, and many forms of practice, from Quick Check quizzes to detailed Research Assignments.



Off and Running

Off and Running Author Angela Crossman Arey
ISBN-10 9781454836155
Release 2014
Pages 256
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Off and Running is a unique text for the first semester of the 1L legal writing and research course, designed to guide students through their development of the essential skills needed to practice law. Using a single, classroom-tested fact pattern, the authors demonstrate in concrete steps how a first-year associate might approach a legal problem. Students practice these steps and skills on other fact patterns, as they read about this fictional associate. Using this fresh approach and a plain-English writing style, the authors introduce essential concepts and skills related to objective legal writing and legal research, with a particular emphasis on the professional and ethical representation of clients. Students learn how to think like a lawyer. Features: Fully integrated coursebook for first semester of 1L LRW course. Integrates research, analysis, and writing. Emphasis on how skills relate to the practice of law, with focus on both litigation and transactional applications. Professionalism and ethics discussions, including "ethics alert" boxes, are integrated throughout the text. Presents one classroom-tested fact pattern to demonstrate how to i.d. the issues in the fact pattern, use legal resources to research those issues, and use the research results to write documents such as an objective memorandum and a client letter. Professors may assign different fact patterns, set in other jurisdictions, to have students demonstrate their skills. They may also assign a closed-universe problem during the early weeks of the semester. Robust TM contains a series of suggested fact patterns and jurisdictions that professors may use as a resource, if desired. The TM also includes suggestions on how to structure a closed-universe assignment, exercises, in-class activities, and other teaching strategies. Other chapters cover an overview of the U.S. legal system, the basics of grammar, punctuation and style; how to use e-mail effectively; and incorporating LW principles into litigation and transactional documents. Book takes a streamlined approach, focusing on the essentials and using plain English, in order to remain accessible to students



Foundations of Legal Research and Writing

Foundations of Legal Research and Writing Author Carol Bast
ISBN-10 9781133278290
Release 2012-06-22
Pages 624
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FOUNDATIONS OF LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING, Fifth Edition is the ideal resource for paralegals. The book’s up-to-the-minute coverage tackles the ever-evolving areas of computer-assisted research and Cyber law, in addition to traditional legal research, analysis, and writing. Extensive research chapters address primary and secondary sources, citating, Lexis/Nexis, the Internet, and more, while writing sections center on drafting client opinion letters, pleadings, contracts, office memos, memoranda of law, and appellate briefs. Every chapter gives you practice writing opportunities, as well as traditional and computer-assisted research assignments to help develop your skills. Detailed case excerpts, samples, tips, and discussions further support the assignments, and illustrate the many perils of inadequate research and poor legal writing. Readers everywhere agree that FOUNDATIONS OF LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING, Fifth Edition delivers the concepts you need for success in the most demanding law firms and legal departments today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Legal Analysis and Writing

Legal Analysis and Writing Author William Putman
ISBN-10 9781133016540
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 544
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LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING, 4TH EDITION helps readers analyze statutes and cases and draft supporting legal memoranda. In addition to the fundamentals of good writing, legal or otherwise, the book illustrates how paralegals analyze and brief cases, identify key facts and legal issues, and apply case law and counteranalysis to legal matters, and more. Going beyond mere explanations, the book shows readers how to apply concepts to hypothetical situations, draft legal memoranda and correspondence, and scrutinize legal citations and Web research, to develop a thorough understanding of the analytical and writing responsibilities paralegals undertake. Legal Analysis and Writing, 4th Edition is a robust resource for any paralegal writing course and includes a host of available supplemental tools designed to enhance learning while simplifying instructor preparation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Legal Research Analysis and Writing Loose Leaf Version

Legal Research  Analysis  and Writing  Loose Leaf Version Author William H. Putman
ISBN-10 1337414158
Release 2017-07-13
Pages 832
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Be the "go to" paralegal at your firm with the fourth edition of LEGAL RESEARCH, ANALYSIS, AND WRITING! This book shows you how to conduct reliable legal research, analyze the results, and write clear memoranda and other legal documents that are on-point and well supported. In addition to an easy-to-read format, this student favorite offers hypothetical scenarios, examples, and exercises that clarify the important work paralegals do every day to help law offices and legal departments run smoothly. Of course, the fourth edition offers the latest updates, with special attention to the electronic legal research tools common today. And, to add to your success, optional MindTap tools cater to your personal learning style with interactive quizzing, flashcards, and practice assignments that help you build momentum and confidence quickly.



The Legal Research and Writing Handbook

The Legal Research and Writing Handbook Author Andrea B. Yelin
ISBN-10 9780735567382
Release 2009
Pages 595
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Written specifically for paralegal students, the Fifth Edition ofThe Legal Research and Writing Handbook: A Basic Approach for Paralegalsoffers 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 exercisesThoroughly 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 Case Briefing 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 ofThe 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.



The Legal Writing Handbook

The Legal Writing Handbook Author Laurel Currie Oates
ISBN-10 156706695X
Release 1998
Pages 932
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Its effective process approach is the secret to THE LEGAL WRITING HANDBOOK's enduring popularity. By teaching students to progress through necessary stages -- pre-writing, drafting, editing, to final draft -- the authors lead them, step by step, to mastery of skills they will use throughout their careers. Shortened and tightened, but just as effective... Responding to user feedback, the authors have shortened and streamlined their material to make the book more accessible and easier to teach. It retains its basic structure and helps students become effective researchers and writers. the first part of the book covers the basics of the legal system - analyzing statutes and cases, and supplies chapters on writing the objective memorandum and trial and appellate briefs. the second part of the book offers resources to help students become effective researchers and writers. The authors explain that legal writing is both simple and complex. Although students must learn to organize information into well-established formats, they also need to exercise cretivity, insight, and judgment. THE LEGAL WRITING HANDBOOK brings together the three major components of effective legal writing-research, analysis, and writing - and disccus each from the most basic level to more sophisticated techniques. the book imparts the vital skills legal writers need to know: what matters most and what matters least what is effective what is persuasive what is extraneous and what is just plain irrelevant Changes in the Second Edition... a new section on style and grammar guidelines to aid students for whom English is a second language completely updated research section with more and better information on CALR more flexible coverage of persuasive writing treatment of the objective memorandum, divided into two chapters, with a new example that is easier to follow The Practice Book to accompany THE LEGAL WRITING HANDBOOK provides numerous exercises for students to utilize the skills they have learned. the invaluable Teacher's Manual helps instructors use the text for maximum effectiveness for a variety of course lengths. Together, these supplements provide additional material to assist in the efforts of both students and teachers.



Legal Method and Writing

Legal Method and Writing Author Charles Calleros
ISBN-10 9781454846307
Release 2014-10-30
Pages 656
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Highly regarded and classroom-proven, the Legal Method and Writing takes a comprehensive approach to legal writing that bridges law school and law office. Exercises and real-life examples—many taken from actual cases—provide stepping-off points from which to practice legal thinking and communication. Calleros seamlessly weaves multicultural themes into many of the problems and examples to add context and enrich student understanding of legal issues. Features: Updated, enhanced, and clarified throughout Expanded discussion of statutory interpretation, with new and updated sources Description of tribal court systems (as well as state and federal courts systems) added, supplementing existing discussion of tribal governments and legal method New examples of statements of rules, in objective memos and arguments for briefs, including samples illustrating (1) the difference between rules with mandatory elements and those with factors that the court will consider or balance, and (2) explaining or proving a rule by establishing noncontroversial matters with “light analysis” and more complicated or disputed matters with in-depth analysis. Addition of an advanced outlining exercise, as well as an illustration of flow-charting. Citation coverage updated to reflect the new Bluebook and ALWD editions



Case Analysis and Fundamentals of Legal Writing

Case Analysis and Fundamentals of Legal Writing Author William P. Statsky
ISBN-10 0314040188
Release 1995
Pages 465
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This popular paralegal-specific text introduces the skills of reading and analyzing court opinions. It focuses on briefing cases and applying case law in legal memoranda and advocacy letters. This is a major revision with new cases and expanded writing chapters.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-314-46555-3



The Legal Writing Handbook

The Legal Writing Handbook Author Laurel Currie Oates
ISBN-10 9781454845591
Release 2014-03-25
Pages 948
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The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing, continues in the tradition that has made it a resounding success and a leading text for almost two decades, offering a complete teaching package with everything a student needs for the legal writing course. Features: Updated with the goal of making students practice ready. New chapter on writing e-memos, that is, shorter, less formal memos that might be embedded in an email. Exercises added to the research chapters Expanded chapter on letters that discusses both opinion letters and demand letters.



Legal Research Analysis and Writing

Legal Research  Analysis  and Writing Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781497033436
Release 2016-10-17
Pages 33
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Legal Writing

Legal Writing Author Linda H. Edwards
ISBN-10 9781454845348
Release 2014-10-30
Pages 480
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Newest edition of Edwards' highly successful process-oriented text for legal writing. FEATURES: Updated and streamlined Citation coverage updated to reflect the new Bluebook and ALWD editions The section on questions presented revised to cover "deep issues" Added coverage on kinds of arguments that can be used in a brief Coverage deepened on fact statements for briefs New section on writing with confidence in the chapter on writing style for briefs



Legal Writing and Analysis

Legal Writing and Analysis Author Linda H. Edwards
ISBN-10 9781454860051
Release 2015-01-30
Pages 384
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A concise, straightforward guide to developing legal writing and analysis skills for beginning legal writers. Features: New material on drawing factual inferences, one of the most important kinds of reasoning for legal writers. Citation materials updated to cover the new editions of both ALWD and the Bluebook. Companion web site includes additional examples of office memos, opposing briefs, and summary judgment motions. A concise, straightforward guide to developing legal writing and analysis skills for beginning legal writers. Features: New material on drawing factual inferences, one of the most important kinds of reasoning for legal writers. Citation materials updated to cover the new editions of both ALWD and the Bluebook. Companion web site includes additional examples of office memos, opposing briefs, and summary judgment motions.



The Comprehensive Guide to Legal Research Writing and Analysis

The Comprehensive Guide to Legal Research  Writing and Analysis Author Moira McCarney
ISBN-10 177255085X
Release 2016-01
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The Comprehensive Guide to Legal Research Writing and Analysis has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Comprehensive Guide to Legal Research Writing and Analysis also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Comprehensive Guide to Legal Research Writing and Analysis book for free.



A Guide to Legal Analysis Research and Writing

A Guide to Legal Analysis  Research and Writing Author Layne Russell
ISBN-10 9780595159970
Release 2000
Pages 213
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This Legal Research and Writing text is designed for paralegal/legal assistant studies programs in colleges and universities at both the associate degree and the baccalaureate levels. It is anticipated that users of such text will introduce the matter in the student’s first or second semester once the student has entered his/her core courses or requirements.