Ebook - Clear and Effective Legal Writing, Fifth Edition (Aspen Coursebook)  (P.D.F)

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In its Fourth Edition, u003cbu003eClear and Effective Legal Writingu003c/bu003e continues to give students a classic introduction to legal analysis and legal writing. Concise and accessible, the text focuses on memo and brief writing while reinforcing key writing skills. This proven teaching tool provides the student with excellent examples and numerous skill-honing exercises.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003e u003cbu003eOffering comprehensive coverage from case synthesis and case briefing to preparing Supreme Court briefs, this text:u003c/bu003eu003culu003eu003cliu003e starts with an overview of legal analysis, and then walks students through the writing process: understanding context, organizing effectively, writing clearly and effectively, and reviewing and editingu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e describes differences between legal language and ordinary discourse, and the linguistic theory underlying the origins of legal languageu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eseamlessly combines legal reasoning with legal writing and helps the student understand the relationship between the two u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eprovides straightforward rules for writing effective legal documents, with scores of examples of the good, the bad, and the humorous u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eincludes numerous exercises throughout the book to help students reinforce their skills u003c/liu003eu003cliu003edissects and annotates actual trial court memoranda and Supreme Court briefs highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of each exampleu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eprovides an insightful interview with the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States on what the Court expects to see in brief and the assistance that his office provides to all litigants appearing before the Court u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eshows how to transform a memorandum into an advocacy document u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eprovides guidance for writing well in an appendix with overview of English sentence structureu003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003e u003cpu003eu003cbu003eNew to the Fourth Edition:u003c/bu003eu003culu003eu003cliu003e updated examples throughout u003c/liu003eu003cliu003ean updated legal process portion taking into account changes in law and updating examples u003c/liu003eu003cliu003ea new set of Supreme Court briefs with annotationsu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eadditional material addressing how the Internet is affecting court filings and formattingu003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003e Additional ISBNs: 9781454830948, 1454830948,9781454837855, 1454837853
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