Legal Writing

Legal Writing : Process, Analysis, and Organization, Third Edition

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Now in its Third Edition, Legal Writing, Process, Analysis and Organization continues to provide an efficient, accessible introduction to legal writing. Offering step-by-step instructions on the basics of legal reasoning and style, author Linda Holdermann Edwards has developed a detailed and understandable approach to outlining a legal document, creating a working draft, developing a final document, and the process of revision.This direct text has succeeded in the classroom through its: -- easy-to-teach style, designed with an understanding that many students have different learning styles-- exercises -- proven to effectively help students practice, develop and master their writing styles-- manageable length -- at just 480 pages this text is one of the shortest texts on legal writing available, and the only one to maintain its effectiveness in this succinct format-- excellent legal analysis that's connected throughout to the entire organization of the document-- inclusion of Checklists in each chapter to ensure every lesson is covered-- extensive appendices that provide a sample office memorandum, sample trial brief, and sample appellate brief-- thoroughly revised and complete Teacher's ManualNew Features of the Third Edition: -- rule outlining exercises have been further simplified-- new material in the citation chapter addresses the ALWD Citation Manual-- PowerPoint Sxlides have been added to the ancillary package to help teachers use the exercises in the book more effectively
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  • Mixed media product | 447 pages
  • 180.3 x 253 x 24.9mm | 830.09g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • 3rd ed.
  • 0735524394
  • 9780735524392

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