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xix, 362 pages : illustrations, forms ; 26 cm.
  • Overview of the lawyer's role
  • The legal system, the common law process, and kinds of authority
  • Briefing and synthesizing cases
  • Interpreting statutes
  • Forms of legal reasoning
  • The writing process and law-trained readers
  • Large-scale organization : creating an annotated outline
  • Small-scale organization : explaining the law
  • Small-scale organization : applying the law
  • Discussing multiple issues : putting it all together
  • Deepening your analysis
  • Writing an office memo
  • Writing professional letters and emails
  • Introduction to brief-writing
  • Questions presented and point headings
  • Writing the argument section
  • Standards of review
  • Writing a fact statement
  • Using legal theory to sharpen your arguments
  • Citations and quotations
  • Paragraphs, sentences, and style
  • Oral argument.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-219-01, LAW-219-01, LAW-219-01, LAW-224A-01, LAW-224A-01, LAW-7816-01, LAW-7827-01
xxi, 333 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Effective writing : the whole paper
  • Connections between paragraphs
  • Effective paragraphs
  • Connections between sentences
  • Effective sentences
  • Effective words
  • Eloquence
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Legal writing for English-as-a-second-language writers.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-219-01, LAW-219-02, LAW-219-03, LAW-224A-01, LAW-7816-01, LAW-7827-01
xxvi, 274 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction : literacy in the law
  • Focusing on your client's situation
  • Framing your legal research
  • Case law research
  • Research in enacted law
  • Research in legislative history materials
  • Research in administrative materials
  • Research in rules of procedure
  • International law and tribal law.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-219-01, LAW-219-02, LAW-219-03, LAW-7816-01, LAW-7827-01
ix, 229 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction
  • A short history of legal research
  • Fundamentals of case law
  • Fundamentals of statutory law
  • Fundamentals of administrative law
  • Fundamentals of secondary sources
  • Getting started on Westlaw
  • Retrieving documents by citation or title
  • Basics of Westlaw searching
  • Browsing documents
  • Searching case law databases
  • Searching statutory and regulatory databases
  • Searching court documents and related databases
  • Citation research
  • Using alert services
  • Secondary sources, news, and nonlegal materials
  • Printing and delivering documents
  • Customizing your search environment
  • The research process : conclusion.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-219-01, LAW-219-02, LAW-219-03
xvii, 147 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-219-01, LAW-219-02, LAW-219-03, LAW-718-01
xvii, 268 p. ; 22 cm.
Focusing on the argumentative, narrative, and descriptive style found in legal briefs and judicial opinions, The Elements of Legal Style (second edition) will be a thought provoking examination of effective argumentation in law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780195141627 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-219-01, LAW-219-02, LAW-219-03, LAW-718-01, LAW-7816-01, LAW-7827-01
viii, 93 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-219-01, LAW-219-02, LAW-219-03, LAW-7816-01, LAW-7827-01