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Practical Case Analysis

Practical Case Analysis - 96 edition

Practical Case Analysis - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780314064349

ISBN10: 0314064346

Practical Case Analysis by Linda L. Edwards - ISBN 9780314064349
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 1996
International: No
Practical Case Analysis by Linda L. Edwards - ISBN 9780314064349

ISBN13: 9780314064349

ISBN10: 0314064346

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 96

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Summary

This unique, brief, paperback text can be used as the main text for a legal reasoning course and also as a supplement in legal research, legal writing or introductory courses. Its primary purpose is to provide students with a solid foundation in reading and analyzing case law. It clearly and concisely explains complex processes with many examples and exercises to help students build skills, making it an ideal reference tool for paralegals on-the-job.

Features

  • Exhibits are located throughout each chapter and visually illustrate and reinforce chapter concepts with charts and diagrams.
  • This text contains a step-by-step explanation of the complex process of analyzing the law. The author explains concepts clearly and concisely, with many examples and exercises which are designed to help students build skills with confidence. The text will be useful throughout students' studies, and as an on-the-job reference.
  • Chapter Objectives open each chapter and provide summaries of major concepts to be covered.
  • Chapter Summaries end each chapter to emphasize and encapsulate major concepts.
  • Practice Pointers are short features found throughout the text. They provide tips for the student on common analysis tasks and help students avoid common pitfalls. They also enhance class discussion : Chapter 2 provides a list of terms commonly used in legal writing; Chapter 5 explains some basic rules of logic and a Practice Pointer provides a tip on where to find additional information on using


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Prologue to Case Analysis.
Parties and Procedural History.
Critical Facts.
Issues and Holdings.
Rationale.
Briefing Cases.
Case Law.
Statutory Law.
IRAC.
Structure of Memorandum.
Writing Tips.


Appendixes.
Procedural Term Glossary.
Key Terms Glossary.
Index.

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