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Title Legal writing / Terrill Pollman ... [and others].
Publication Info. New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, [2011]
©2011
Book Cover
Location Call No. Note Status
 Law Archives  KF250 .L398 2011 c.3  ---  AVAILABLE
 Law Classified  KF250 .L398 2011 c.2  ---  AVAILABLE
 Law Reserve  KF250 .L398 2011    ---  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 342 pages ; 26 cm.
Type of Content text txt
Type of Media unmediated n
Type of Carrier volume nc
Series Examples & explanations
Examples & explanations series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Introduction -- How to use this book -- Transitioning to legal writing -- Pt. 2. Objective writing -- Overview : office memos -- Choosing authority -- Interpreting statutes -- Organizing the discussion -- Constructing a rule -- Stating and explaining the rule -- Applying the law : fact-based analysis -- Applying the law : analogical analysis -- Applying the law : policy analysis -- Writing the introduction to the discussion (or argument) -- Writing the question presented (objective) -- Writing the brief answer -- Writing the facts -- Pt. 3. Persuasive writing -- Overview : motions and briefs -- Handling standards of review -- Developing a theory of the case and themes -- Writing point headings and subheadings -- Making persuasive arguments -- Making persuasive counterarguments -- Writing the summary of the argument -- Writing a persuasive fact statement -- Writing the question presented (persuasive) -- Pt. 4. -- Revising & rewriting -- Overview to part IV : revising & rewriting -- Fixing awkward sentence structure -- Starting paragraphs powerfully -- Writing concisely to stay within the word count or page limit -- Bringing it together : transitions and coherence -- Appendix A. -- The cell phone manslaughter problem -- Appendix B. -- The copyright and fair use problem.
Local Note Law Library keeps two editions only. Latest edition in Reserve and one prior edition in Classified.
Subject Legal composition.
Law -- United States -- Language.
Local Subject Study guides.
Added Author Pollman, Terrill, 1948-
ISBN 9780735597303 paperback alkaline paper
0735597308 paperback alkaline paper