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Legal Writing

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Edition: 3rd ed., 2015
Author(s): Neumann, Jr., Entrikin, Simon


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From Richard K. Neumann, Jr., and Sheila Simon — both widely known for their creative contributions to the Legal Writing field — comes this new, streamlined text for the basic legal writing course. Legal Writing takes a student-friendly approach and provides concise but complete explanations of writing skills.

Table of contents includes:

Legal Rules and Their Sources;
Inside a Rule of Law;
More About Rules (Including Where They Come From);
Inside a Statute and Outlining One;
Inside a Case (a Judicial Opinion);
Briefing a Case;
Policy and Why Courts Care About It;
Selecting the Most Appropriate Cases, Statutes, and Other Authority;
Working with Cases;
Working with Statutes;
Getting to Know Yourself as a Writer;
How Professional Writers Plan Their Writing;
Office Memorandum Format;
CREAC: A Formula for Organizing Proof of a Conclusion of Law;
Varying the Sequence and Depth of Rule Explanation and Rule Application;
Advanced CREAC: Organizing More Than One Issue;
Working with CREAC in First Drafts and in Later Drafts;
Organizing a Paragraph;
Writing an Effective Sentence;
Effective Style: Clarity, Vividness, and Conciseness;
Citing Authority;
Quoting Effectively;
Writing a Motion Memorandum;
Telling the Client’s Story;
Making the Client’s Arguments;
Appellate Briefs and Oral Argument;
Appendix A: Sample Office Memorandum;
Appendix B: Sample Motion Memorandum;
Appendix C: Sample Appellate Brief


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Format Paperback
Author Neumann, Jr., Entrikin, Simon
ISBN 9781454830979
Edition 3rd ed., 2015
Publisher Aspen Publishing