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Title:
Legal method and writing
Author:
Calleros, Charles R., author.
ISBN:
9781454830993
Edition:
Seventh Edition.
Physical Description:
xxxii, 623 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents:
Introduction to writing style : policy, purpose, and audience -- Overview of the case method of study -- Common law -- Legislation -- The role of precedent : the court system and stare decisis -- Deductive reasoning and IRAC "Introduction to Legal Analysis" -- Case briefs -- Reorganization, summary, and inductive reasoning in outline form -- Essay examinations -- Introduction to the law library -- Content of the office memorandum of law -- Organization of office memoranda and briefs -- Legal writing style in the office memorandum -- Presenting, quoting, and citing to authority -- Introduction to advocacy.