Basic Legal Writing

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Glencoe, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 292 pages
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Contents

Basics of Legal Research
1
The Case Brief
42
Introduction to Legal Writing
61
The Mechanics of Construction
75
Effective
95
The Initial Client
116
The Basics of Legal
133
The Basics of Pleadings
159
The Caption
164
Checklist
170
Discovery
183
The Memorandum
205
Settlement and Trial
221
The Appellate Brief
241
Drafting Operative Documents
270
Copyright

About the author (1992)

Pamela R. Tepper is general counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Ms. Tepper worked in the Virgin Islands' Department of Justice as the Deputy Solicitor General, managing government contracts for the Territory and special projects. She has taught paralegal studies at Southeastern Paralegal Institute, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Texas, Arlington campus. She continues her teaching at the University of the Virgin Islands, where she teaches Legal Research and Writing in the certificate and associates degree programs. Ms.Tepper graduated from Hamilton College with a B.A. and New England School of Law with a J.D. She is licensed to practice in Texas and the Virgin Islands.

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