A practical guide to legal writing and legal method / John C. Dernbach, Widener University School of Law; Richard V. Singleton II, Blank Rome LLP; Cathleen S. Wharton, University of Georgia School of Law, Retired; Catherine J. Wasson, Elon University School of Law; Joan M. Ruhtenberg, Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Retired
- Aspen coursebook series
- Rules and policies -- Sources of law -- Case analysis and case briefs -- Precedent and stare decisis -- Understanding legal rules -- Identifying and selecting issues for analysis -- Common law analysis -- Statutory analysis -- Reaching a conclusion -- Organization -- Describing the law -- Applying the law -- Signposting -- Drafting the analysis -- Revising and editing -- Elements of an office memorandum -- Objective writing -- Statement of facts for a memorandum -- Questions presented -- Opinion letters -- Elements of a brief -- Structure of an argument -- Persuasive writing -- Point headings -- Statement of facts for a brief -- Briefs to a trial court -- Briefs to an appellate court -- Praparing and presenting an oral argument.
- 9781454880813 and 1454880813
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 547-555) and index.
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