Writing and analysis in the law
Writing & Analysis in the Law is a standard-setter in American legal education. Lucid, compact, & up to date, this work consistently draws acclaim in law schools across the country. Highlights of the Fourth Edition include: * Four New Chapters Interviewing the Client Counseling the Client Analyzing Questions of Law Trial Memoranda * Time-tested chapters on fundamental principles of memorandum writing * Crisp introductions to common law & statutory analysis * Complete & cohesive chapters, with illustrative examples, on the structure & persuasive techniques of effective appellate argument, both in briefs & in oral presentation * Exercises throughout.
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Chapter One Introduction to the Legal System and Legal Writ
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