Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis

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Foundation Press, 2006 - Law - 395 pages
This book is designed for a typical first semester Legal Research and Writing program that focuses on legal research, objective legal writing, and legal analysis. Murray and DeSanctis employ the TREAT paradigm and the doctrine of explanatory synthesis that are designed with reference to rhetorical theory to maximize the effectiveness of audience-directed legal writing. This book has sample research plans for tight budgets in terms of time or expense.

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Introduction to the Process of Law
The Life of a Case State and Federal Court Systems and Jurisdiction
Determining the Rule from a Single Case or Other Authority

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Michael Murray is Professor of Social and Health Psychology at Keele University UK. He is the author/editor of several books in health psychology including "Health Psychology: Theory, Practice" (with David Marks, Brian Evans and Emee Estacio), "Qualitative Health Psychology" (with Kerry Chamberlain) and "Critical Health Psychology".

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