Summary: Instructors who want to concentrate on the basics of legal writing will welcome the new edition of this successful process-oriented text. Legal Writing: Process, Analysis, and Organization, Fifth Edition, is a concise and straightforward guide for the beginner. The book is designed to facilitate learning: - Provides a basic guide to the skills of legal writing; - Process-oriented text takes students step-by-step through outlining, creating a working draft, creating t ...show morehe final document, and revising effectively; - Teaches reasoning and writing as two interrelated processes by integrating creating a rule of law into the writing process and linking it to the large-scale organization of the document. The author pays close attention to different learning styles, keeping the book teachable and accessible; - Concrete explanations and examples reinforce the material; - Exercises help students build their writing skills; - Appendices include a sample office memorandum, trial brief, appellate brief, and cases uses in the examples and exercises. Changes for the Fifth Edition enhance the teachability of the book: - Two more sample documents are introduced, and all the documents in the appendices are identified as examples of particular common kinds of analysis; - Materials are streamlined wherever possible to control the length of the text; - Citation materials are fully updated. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 5TH 10
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