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Table of Contents
|Mastering the Law||p. 1|
|The American Legal System: Navigating through the Process||p. 3|
|The Sources of the Law: What's in a Law Library||p. 31|
|Case Law and Reporters: Finding Judges' Opinions||p. 57|
|Understanding and Briefing of Case Decisions||p. 87|
|Researching Constitutions, Statutes, and Administrative Rules and Regulations||p. 123|
|Finding and Updating Tools||p. 165|
|Legal Research Finding Tools: The Traditions and New Trends||p. 167|
|Updating the Law: Shepard's Citations and KeyCite||p. 215|
|Planning a Research Project||p. 251|
|Online Search Techniques: Learning the Methods||p. 253|
|Internet Sources of the Law: Searching for Reliability||p. 277|
|Roadmap for Legal Research: A Guided Plan||p. 303|
|Legal Writing Basics||p. 345|
|Introduction to Legal Writing||p. 347|
|The Mechanics of Construction||p. 373|
|Effective and Persuasive Legal Writing||p. 397|
|Citations in Legal Writing||p. 421|
|Practical Writing Applications||p. 447|
|The Basics of Legal Correspondence||p. 449|
|The Internal Office Memorandum||p. 483|
|Court Documents: Pleadings, Discovery and Motions||p. 507|
|Persuasive Writing||p. 541|
|The Memorandum of Law to the Trial Court||p. 543|
|The Appellate Brief||p. 567|
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