Legal Analysis and Writing for Paralegals

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West Pub., 1997 - Law - 420 pages
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This text provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the fundamentals of legal analysis and writing. National in scope, it is designed for students who have completed introductory legal assistant courses. Chapters include examples of each concept of principle discussed and a hypothetical fact situation through which the application of the principles are illustrated.
-- the use of a hypothetical at the beginning of the chapter creates student interest in the subject matter
-- each chapter has a list of key points which may be used as a quick reference and checklist when applying the concepts presented
-- in-depth coverage of more topics than other books on the same subject such as issue spotting, case law analysis (cases on-point), and counter analysis
-- easy-to-read language that a lay person can understand.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL ANALYSIS
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PART II
24
THE SPECIFICS OF LEGAL ANALYSIS
41
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

William H. Putnam, Esquire, is a 29-year member of the New Mexico Bar Association. He is an accomplished author, having written several texts, columns and articles on the subject of legal research. He served for ten years as a full time professor of Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies at Albuquerque T-VI, Community College, New Mexico, and as a part time professor of Paralegal Studies at Santa Fe Community College, New Mexico. He is listed in many editions of "Who's Who Among America's Teachers, Educational Communications, Inc.

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