Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing: Everyone's Guide to Finding, Understanding, and Communicating the Law (Paperback)
For everyone from students, to lawyers, to legal scholars this book demystifies the processes of legal research, analysis, and writing from start to finish, providing readers with both a solid theoretical understanding and powerful applied practice skills. Learn both the how and the why of legal research; acquire powerful legal analytical skills; and learn how to translate your research findings into compelling presentations and winning arguments. This book provides the legal research, analysis, and writing skills you need for professional success. It strikes an optimal balance in theory and practice helping you to understand not just the how of legal research, but also the why for fuller comprehension of the process. Through interesting and compelling chapters and exercises you will learn about legal research methods and their application in practice. You will learn how to select and refine research topics and questions; how the legal/governance system functions in practice; where to find relevant facts and laws; how to analyze and interpret your findings; how to build strong evidence and arguments; how to improve your legal writing skills; and how to put these skills to work in legal practice, publications, and presentations to maximize your success. For everyone who may benefit from improving their legal research, analysis, and writing skills, this is an ideal research textbook, class supplement, and reference book.