Legal Research, Analysis and Writing, second edition, provides detailed coverage of difficult areas of legal research, analysis, and writing such as issue spotting, determining if a case is on point, counteranalysis, and assembling a legal research memorandum. This book is useful as a reference for practicing professionals as well. Benefits: * Each chapter includes a hypothetical that creates interest in a topic and is supported by principles, concepts, and guidelines. The answers allow students to see how the subject matter ties together and is applied. * Each chapter has a list of online resources allowing students to access additional information on chapter topics from the Internet. * A list of key points is included in each chapter for quick reference and doubles as a checklist when applying the concepts presented in the chapter. * Provides in-depth coverage of: Step-by-step approach to researching primary and secondary authority with multiple examples; Issue stating; Issue identification (issue spotting;Case law analysis (is a case on point); Counteranalysis; Statutory analysis, and Interoffice Legal Memorandum Preparation. * Every principle is followed by an example to illustrate the concept and to aid in retention of the material. * Each chapter has several exercises ranging in difficulty that are answered in the teacher's manual. * The text is written in an easy-to-understand format avoiding legalese with clearly illustrated examples.
Legal Research, Analysis and Writing