Legal Reasoning and Legal Writing [Connected Casebook] (Aspen Coursebook)
By: Richard K Neumann Jr, Ellie Margolis, Kathryn M Stanchi
Publication Date: 2017-02-24
Number of pages: 496
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Legal Reasoning and Legal Writing teaches students how to organize and incorporate a legal argument into strong and cogent writing for a variety of applications in legal practice. Because effective legal writing is predicated on sound legal reasoning, the authors treat both as integral parts of one process.
Key Features:Comprehensive coverage of how to write an office memo, motion memo, and appellate brief with additional chapters on oral argument, client letters, and professional email Exceptionally student-friendly treatment of how to organize a proof for a conclusion of law A thoughtful look at all aspects of legal reasoning, from rule-based analysis to the strategy of persuasion An accessible approach that focuses on the process of writing timely examples and exercises from legal practice A full complement of sample documents in the Appendices Additional materials and resources on the Companion Website.
A timely revision that reflects current practice, the Eighth Edition presents:Expanded coverage of oral research reports and email correspondence New sample appellate briefs from a recent transgender rights case A fresh look at statutory construction and case analysis