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9781543813807

Basic Legal Writing for Paralegals

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  • ISBN13:

    9781543813807

  • ISBN10:

    1543813801

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2020-02-02
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishing

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Summary

Basic Legal Writing for Paralegals, Sixth Edition, teaches students the skills they need to effectively work with cases, legal authorities, documents, and professional correspondence. Samborn and Yelin guide students through the writing process, using the objective memo as a teaching tool. At every stage of a well-defined writing process, the authors provide lucid explanations, visual aids, and plenty of examples. With practice exercises throughout the book, students can develop the skills that will become indispensable to their careers as paralegals.

New to the Sixth Edition:

  • New and refreshed exercises
  • Streamlined presentation, making the material even more accessible and teachable
  • Updated website resources
  • Revised and updated chapter on Case Briefing and Analysis
  • Expanded coverage of email and e-memos

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Thorough and readable coverage of case briefs, legal memoranda, correspondence, and persuasive writing
  • A practical approach that emphasizes the role of the paralegal, and how different types of legal writing are used in practice
  • Step-by-step instruction that guides students through every stage of the writing process, from pre-writing planning to drafting and revising
  • An overview of the legal system that shows how different forms of legal writing are used in different contexts
  • Synthesizing and presenting legal authorities
  • How to use the IRAC method of legal analysis
  • Examples, exhibits, writing tips, exercises, ethics alerts, practice pointers, and web resources
  • Additional student resources in its appendices on citation rules and writing strategies

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