Legal Research & Writing


Legal Research & Writing

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This excellent reference for students of the law includes an overview of the legal system and legal reasoning, information on legal encyclopedias, digests, American Law Reports, cases, constitutions, statutes, court rules, administrative law and shepardizing, along with hands-on legal research exercizes to help you learn the process of finding and using primary legal sources. Also included is an introduction to legal wrting and legal writing fundamentals and separate chapters on the different types of legal documents, including transmittal and client opinion letters, contacts, pleadings and motions, law office memos, the memorandum of law and the appellate brief. The appendices contain material that can be helpful in either legal writing or legal research and provides you with an explanation of and necessary practice in eliminating mechanical errors, quoting correctly and writing short and long form citations correctly, preparing a table of authorities for a legal brief.

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