Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud Rocklin, Sandy Patrick
Carolina Academic Press; 3rd edition
This new third edition of the most effective-promoting textbook teaches the foundational ideas of vital studying; evaluation; and writing in an accessible and clear approach. By putting the reader within the place of a primary-yr lawyer; the ebook reveals regulation college students how to achieve success in regulation college and within the observe of regulation. Using graphics and totally different efficient and unsure examples to illustrate ideas; the ebook demonstrates finest practices in each digital and conventional environments. Speaking to its readers in a forthright method; A Lawyer Writes; 3rd Edition; (PDF) communicates important abilities and theories in order that they are going to be remembered for a lifetime of authorized observe.
A Lawyer Writes 3e preserves the unique ideas from the prior edition whereas refining content material to replicate present practices. Chapter 18; “Professional Emails;” not solely talks in regards to the type and substance of digital communication however now contains new materials on how to talk evaluation successfully in e-mail. Chapter 19; “The Transition from Objective to Persuasive Writing;” has been restructured and revised to spotlight efficient methods for drafting persuasive evaluation. Revisions in different chapters restructure and replace the unique content material by increasing on or clarifying concepts.
“A Lawyer Writes 3e is the ideal ebook for the first semester of Legal Writing. It explains the foundations of legal reasoning; shows those foundations with practical examples; and is an exemplary type of its own lessons about good legal writing.” — Steve Johansen; Professor of Law; Lewis & Clark Law School
“A Lawyer Writes made a huge difference in my teaching this year. The ebook explains concisely the expectations of lawyers related to the organization of legal analysis and then explicitly demonstrates law students how to meet those expectations. The numerous examples are a great complement to the accessible and clear textbook.” — Suzanne Rowe; Luvaas Faculty Fellow 2008-09; Director; Legal Research and Writing; Associate Professor of Law; University of Oregon
“One of the best parts of A Lawyer Writes is its chapter describing rules. After my pupils read that chapter; they really seemed to comprehend the concept that rules can be defined implicitly in the cases and that it was their job to make those rules clear for their readers. The ebook also provides a number of excellent; easy-to-understand examples in each chapter; which the students found very useful.” — Alison Julien; Associate Professor of Legal Writing; Marquette University Law School
“Chapter 2 gives one of the best clarifications of the U.S. federal court system I have seen; not only giving numerous pages over to discussing hierarchy and jurisdiction but also looking meticulously at the meaning of stare decisis and the effect it has on the “why” of gathering case regulation. … If you’re a agency librarian answerable for the following lawyer orientation or a regulation librarian in a regulation college and are requested for an ebook that can help a brand new lawyer on the primary day; it is a good ebook to think about handing to them. The ebook; though demanding cautious studying; rewards the reader with understanding; and has a number of instruments and useful data that can help anybody will get a greater understanding on authorized evaluation and the place it has in authorized analysis.” — Emily J. Flanigan; Law Library Journal Vol. 111:2
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