Legal reasoning and legal writing: structure, strategy, and style

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Mar 25, 2009 - Law - 520 pages
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The Sixth Edition of this respected and popular text remains grounded in the premise that legal reasoning and legal writing are best learned when they are taught together. Building on that foundation, Neumann continues to offer complete, clear, and timely coverage of how to form a legal argument and how to write an effective legal memorandum. Streamlined in its Sixth Edition, Legal Reasoning and Legal Writing features : comprehensive coverage of legal writing: the office memo the motion memo the appellate brief eminently readable text, including an exceptionally lucid explanation of the reasoning behind the proof of a conclusion of law a thoughtful treatment of all aspects of legal reasoning student-friendly instruction on the process of writing, The mechanics of style, and grammar up-to-date examples and exercises sample documents in the Appendices, including an office memo, motion memo, and two appellate briefs Highly regarded author Richard K. Neumann, Jr. presents, In tandem, smart, in-depth coverage of legal writing and legal reasoning, supported by examples, writing samples, and extraordinarily clear and lucid exposition.

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Contents

An Introduction to American Law
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Dissecting the Text of Roberson v
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Analyzing the Meaning of Roberson v
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Copyright

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