Clear and effective legal writing / Veda R. Charrow, Myra K. Erhardt, Robert P. Charrow.

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Main Author: Charrow, Veda
Other Authors: Erhardt, Myra K., Charrow, Robert
Format: Book
Published: Austin, Tex. : New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business ; Aspen Publishers, [2007]
Edition:Fourth edition.
Table of Contents:
  • PART I : LEARNING TO READ LEGAL MATERIALS: A short history of legal language
  • Categories of legal writing
  • Sources of law and our system of courts
  • The litigation process
  • Reading, analyzing, and briefing a case
  • Synthesizing the law from a series of cases
  • PART II : LEARNING TO WRITE LEGAL DOCUMENTS: A systematic approach to legal writing
  • Understanding your context
  • Getting organized
  • Writing clearly
  • Writing effectively
  • Reviewing and editing
  • PART III : CREATING SPECIFIC LEGAL DOCUMENTS: Writing an intraoffice memorandum
  • Writing a memorandum of points and authorities
  • Writing an appellate brief.