The Resource Legal writing by design : a guide to great briefs and memos, Teresa J. Reid Rambo and Leanne J. Pflaum

Legal writing by design : a guide to great briefs and memos, Teresa J. Reid Rambo and Leanne J. Pflaum

Label
Legal writing by design : a guide to great briefs and memos
Title
Legal writing by design
Title remainder
a guide to great briefs and memos
Statement of responsibility
Teresa J. Reid Rambo and Leanne J. Pflaum
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rambo, Teresa J. Reid
Index
index present
LC call number
KF250
LC item number
.R36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pflaum, Leanne J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legal composition
  • Legal briefs
  • Law
  • Law
  • Legal briefs
  • Legal composition
  • United States
Label
Legal writing by design : a guide to great briefs and memos, Teresa J. Reid Rambo and Leanne J. Pflaum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction to reasoning -- Reasoning : deductive, inductive, and analogical -- Language and relevancy -- From reasoning to writing : organizing our thoughts -- Sources of law; reading and interpreting cases -- Using cases effectively -- Examples of using cases in writing a memo or brief -- The legal memo : preliminary matters -- Question presented and brief answer -- The facts -- The discussion -- The conclusion and authorities cited -- Introduction to appellate advocacy -- The appellate brief -- Statement of the case and facts -- Standards of review -- Questions presented -- Argument headings -- Summary of argument -- The argument -- The other parts of the brief -- The oral argument -- The blank page : tips on getting started -- Making it shine : editing tips for the memo and brief -- Citation, quotation, and style -- Case briefing and sample analytical brief of a case -- Ethics and professionalism -- Brevity -- Artistry : choosing the right words or phrases -- Simplicity : avoiding confusion -- Impact : making every word count -- Cohesion : the power of transitions -- Style : writing with elegance -- Court opinion -- Legal memo -- Lionell's (appellant's) brief -- Walker's (appellee's) brief -- Lionell's reply brief
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xv, 684 p.
Isbn
9781594608599
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
^^2012036500
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809456956
  • (OCoLC)ocn809456956
Label
Legal writing by design : a guide to great briefs and memos, Teresa J. Reid Rambo and Leanne J. Pflaum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction to reasoning -- Reasoning : deductive, inductive, and analogical -- Language and relevancy -- From reasoning to writing : organizing our thoughts -- Sources of law; reading and interpreting cases -- Using cases effectively -- Examples of using cases in writing a memo or brief -- The legal memo : preliminary matters -- Question presented and brief answer -- The facts -- The discussion -- The conclusion and authorities cited -- Introduction to appellate advocacy -- The appellate brief -- Statement of the case and facts -- Standards of review -- Questions presented -- Argument headings -- Summary of argument -- The argument -- The other parts of the brief -- The oral argument -- The blank page : tips on getting started -- Making it shine : editing tips for the memo and brief -- Citation, quotation, and style -- Case briefing and sample analytical brief of a case -- Ethics and professionalism -- Brevity -- Artistry : choosing the right words or phrases -- Simplicity : avoiding confusion -- Impact : making every word count -- Cohesion : the power of transitions -- Style : writing with elegance -- Court opinion -- Legal memo -- Lionell's (appellant's) brief -- Walker's (appellee's) brief -- Lionell's reply brief
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xv, 684 p.
Isbn
9781594608599
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
^^2012036500
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809456956
  • (OCoLC)ocn809456956

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