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Legal reasoning and legal writing / Richard K. Neumann (Professor of Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University), Ellie Margolis (Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law), Kathryn M. Stanchi (E.L. Cord Professor of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law).

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Aspen coursebook seriesPublisher: New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2021]Edition: Ninth editionDescription: xxvii, 432 pages ; 26 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781543810851
  • 9781543810851
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: Online version:: Legal reasoning and legal writing.DDC classification:
  • 808.06/634 23
LOC classification:
  • KF250 .N48 2021
Contents:
Legal writing and law -- Rule-based reasoning -- Issues, facts, precedents and statutes -- Predictive writing -- Inside the writing process -- More about writing -- Selecting authority -- Working with statutes -- Working with precedent -- Working with facts -- A paradigm for organizing proof of a conclusion of law -- Varying the depth of rule proof and rule application -- Combining proofs of separate conclusions of law -- Working with the paradigm -- Interviewing the client -- Office memoranda -- Email communication -- Orally presentations to your supervising lawyers -- Client advice letters -- Paragraphing -- Effective style -- Quotations -- Introduction to motions and appeals -- Developing a persuasive theory of the case -- Telling your client's story in a statement of the case (or facts) -- Developing persuasive arguments -- Handling the procedural posture -- Motion memoranda -- Appellate practice -- Point headings and subheadings -- Questions presented -- Oral argument.
Summary: "This is an introductory text on legal writing and reasoning"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Legal writing and law -- Rule-based reasoning -- Issues, facts, precedents and statutes -- Predictive writing -- Inside the writing process -- More about writing -- Selecting authority -- Working with statutes -- Working with precedent -- Working with facts -- A paradigm for organizing proof of a conclusion of law -- Varying the depth of rule proof and rule application -- Combining proofs of separate conclusions of law -- Working with the paradigm -- Interviewing the client -- Office memoranda -- Email communication -- Orally presentations to your supervising lawyers -- Client advice letters -- Paragraphing -- Effective style -- Quotations -- Introduction to motions and appeals -- Developing a persuasive theory of the case -- Telling your client's story in a statement of the case (or facts) -- Developing persuasive arguments -- Handling the procedural posture -- Motion memoranda -- Appellate practice -- Point headings and subheadings -- Questions presented -- Oral argument.

"This is an introductory text on legal writing and reasoning"-- Provided by publisher.

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