Legal Writing and Analysis: [Connected eBook with Study Center] (Aspen Coursebook) (Paperback)

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This streamlined text offers a straightforward guide to developing legal writing and analysis skills for beginning legal writers. Legal Writing and Analysis, Fifth Edition by Linda Edwards, leads students logically through reading and analyzing the law, writing the discussion of a legal question, and writing office memos, letters, and briefs. The text includes chapters on citation form, writing style, professionalism, and oral argument.

The book features special focus on forms of legal reasoning (rules, analogies, policies, principles, customs, inferences, and narrative) complete with examples and exercises. It teaches students to recognize rule structures and use them to organize their document.

New to the Fifth Edition:

  • Streamlined chapters and exercises
  • Updated citation materials covering current editions of both citation manuals
  • Product page featuring more material on professional letters and accessible coverage and use of legal theory

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Contextual learning, including important legal method material
  • Superior treatment of how to organize a legal discussion
  • Clear, ample coverage of legal reasoning
  • Practice-oriented approach
  • Numerous examples and short exercises for formative assessment
  • Strong coverage of professional responsibility
Product Details ISBN: 9781543805178
ISBN-10: 1543805175
Publisher: Aspen Publishing
Publication Date: March 15th, 2019
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Aspen Coursebook