This powerful "how-to" guide focuses exclusively on the proper way to write legal memos. Equally useful for independent study alongside standard legal writing text, this short paperback reference gives law students the extra help they need to master critical skills.
Just Memos offers instruction that has been proven effective in the classroom:
The text is adapted from the authors' successful LEGAL WRITING HANDBOOK, one of the best sellers in the field;
The authors explain the features unique to memo writing, plus how to apply them in practice;
The book uses the straightforward, step-by-step approach that has made the author so successful.
Topics covered include:
An Overview of the United States Legal System;
An Introduction to Common and Enacted Law;
Reading and Analyzing Statutes and Cases;
The Objective Memorandum: Its Purpose, Audience, and Format;
Writing a Simple Memorandum;
Writing a More Complex Memorandum;
Designed as a supplement for first-year legal writing courses, it provides students with information needed to write objective memos, opinion letters, and e-mails.New chapter on e-memos.
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|Edition||4th ed., 2014|