Legal Analysis: 100 Exercises for Mastery, Practice for Every Law Student (2012)

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LexisNexis, Mar 5, 2012 - Law - 502 pages
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Legal Analysis: 100 Exercises for Mastery: Practice for Every Law Student offers 100 paced exercises to sharpen students' legal analysis skills.

Professors will find:
•   A bank of 100 legal analysis exercises at the ready, whenever students' analysis skills need attention or refinement
•   Exercises adaptable to any paradigm, that increase the depth of students' writing
•   Varied assignments that contain thoughtful sample answers and helpful annotations
•   Learning objectives and outcomes for each chapter
•   Assessment and grading rubric for each chapter
•   Go-to material ready for any class period
•   100 exercises that can be used as is or expanded to fit professors' preferences
•   Sample annotated answers for 50 of the exercises that their students can use to assess their own performance
•   Online resources for ready access to authority

Students will receive:
•   Tools students need to develop a keen understanding of rule-based and analogical reasoning
•   100 unique and fresh exercises to practice and self-assess their performance, using their own law school's analysis paradigm
•   Self-assessment opportunities to ensure progress in analysis
•   Learning objectives and outcomes for the legal analysis exercises
•   Writing assignments with self-contained feedback
•   Online resources for easy access to exercise cases, statutes, and regulations and helpful tips on improving legal analysis and writing skills

Academic support professionals can expect:
•   100 progressive legal analysis exercises for students to complete
•   Go-to material assignable to any student
•   Self-contained exercises that do not require particular knowledge of substantive law
•   Sample annotated answers for 50 of the exercises that students can review
•   Online resources for access to authority

 

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Contents

Introduction to Legal Analysis
12
RuleBased Reasoning for Mastery Exercises 1034
20
Intermediate RuleBased Exercises Exercises 2029
19
Skilled RuleBased Exercises Exercises 3034
30
Analogical Reasoning with Depth Exercises 3564
35
Intermediate Analogical Exercises Exercises 4353
42
Skilled Analogical Exercises Exercises 5464
58
Statutory Analysis for Success Exercises 6589
65
Intermediate Statutory Exercises Exercises 7382
73
Skilled Statutory Exercises Exercises 8389
78
Statutes with Legislative History Exercises 90100
98
Intermediate Statutes with Legislative History Exercises 9497
8
Skilled Statutes with Legislative History Exercises 98100
11
Written Sample Answers with Annotations
11
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