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The legal writing handbook : analysis, research, and writing / Laurel Currie Oates (Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law, Anne Enquist (Professor Emeritus, Seattle University School of Law), Jeremy Francis (Clinical Professor of Law, Writing Specialist, Michigan State University College of Law).

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Aspen coursebook seriesPublisher: New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2021]Edition: Eighth editionDescription: 1 online resourceContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781543830422
  • 9781543830415
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: Print version:: The legal writing handbookDDC classification:
  • 808.06/634 OAT 23
LOC classification:
  • KF250
Contents:
Making the transition -- The United States legal system -- Mandatory vs. persuasive authority -- Reading statutes -- Reading cases -- Primary authority -- Secondary authority -- Finding tools -- Citators -- Developing effective research strategies -- Drafting memos -- Getting the assignment -- Drafting the heading and statement of facts -- Drafting the issue statement and brief answer -- Drafting the discussion section -- Drafting the formal conclusion -- Revising, editing, and proofreading the memo -- Drafting memos requiring other types of analysis -- E-memos -- Drafting advice letters -- Introduction to rhetoric and bias -- Motion briefs -- Deciding on a theory of the case -- Drafting the caption and introduction -- Drafting the statement of facts -- Ordering the issues and arguments -- Drafting the issue statements -- Drafting the argumentative headings -- Drafting the arguments -- Drafting the prayer for relief and signing the brief -- Sample briefs -- Practicing before an appellate court -- Drafting an appellate brief : audience, purpose, and conventions -- Getting the case : United States v. Josephy -- Preparing to write the brief -- Planning the brief -- Beginning the appellate brief : the cover, tables, and jurisdictional statement -- Drafting the statement of issues presented for review -- Drafting the statement of the case and statement of facts -- Drafting the summary of the argument -- Drafting the argumentative headings -- Drafting the arguments -- Completing the brief -- Sample briefs -- Preparing and presenting an effective oral argument.
Summary: "Introductory text on legal research, analysis, and writing"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Making the transition -- The United States legal system -- Mandatory vs. persuasive authority -- Reading statutes -- Reading cases -- Primary authority -- Secondary authority -- Finding tools -- Citators -- Developing effective research strategies -- Drafting memos -- Getting the assignment -- Drafting the heading and statement of facts -- Drafting the issue statement and brief answer -- Drafting the discussion section -- Drafting the formal conclusion -- Revising, editing, and proofreading the memo -- Drafting memos requiring other types of analysis -- E-memos -- Drafting advice letters -- Introduction to rhetoric and bias -- Motion briefs -- Deciding on a theory of the case -- Drafting the caption and introduction -- Drafting the statement of facts -- Ordering the issues and arguments -- Drafting the issue statements -- Drafting the argumentative headings -- Drafting the arguments -- Drafting the prayer for relief and signing the brief -- Sample briefs -- Practicing before an appellate court -- Drafting an appellate brief : audience, purpose, and conventions -- Getting the case : United States v. Josephy -- Preparing to write the brief -- Planning the brief -- Beginning the appellate brief : the cover, tables, and jurisdictional statement -- Drafting the statement of issues presented for review -- Drafting the statement of the case and statement of facts -- Drafting the summary of the argument -- Drafting the argumentative headings -- Drafting the arguments -- Completing the brief -- Sample briefs -- Preparing and presenting an effective oral argument.

"Introductory text on legal research, analysis, and writing"-- Provided by publisher.

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