Just like the very talked-about 1st version, this e-book “A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis 2nd version” places the reader within the place of a primary-12 months lawyer/lawyer confronted with actual life assignments. In doing so, it teaches legislation college students not solely how to achieve legislation faculty, but additionally how to succeed within the follow of legislation. Utilizing visible samples and graphics, the e-book reveals greatest practices in each digital and conventional environments. Talking to its readers in an easy method, A Lawyer Writes 2nd version communicates important expertise and theories in order that they are going to be retained for a lifetime of authorized follow.
There are two important adjustments within the 2nd version of A Lawyer Writes. First, 2 new chapters have been added: Chapter 17, Consumer Letters, and Chapter 19, The Transition from Goal to Persuasive Writing. (What was Chapter 17, Skilled E-mails, will seem as Chapter 18.) As well as, part 8.3, Making use of the Regulation: Counter Analyses, has been re-organized, however the content material has remained the identical. All different updates to the ebook are smaller edits that create consistency, repair errors, or additional make clear an current thought.
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“The most effective elements of A Lawyer Writes is its chapter explaining guidelines. After my college students learn that chapter, they actually appeared to perceive the idea that guidelines may be said implicitly within the circumstances, and that it was their job to make these guidelines specific for his or her readers. The ebook additionally offers plenty of wonderful, easy-to-understand examples in each chapter, which the scholars discovered very useful.” — Alison Julien, Affiliate Professor of Legal Writing, Marquette College Regulation Faculty (for the primary version)
”A Lawyer Writes is the proper e-book for the primary semester of Legal Writing. It explains the foundations of authorized reasoning, illustrates these foundations with sensible examples, and is an exemplary mannequin of its personal classes about good authorized writing.” — Steve Johansen, Professor of Regulation, Lewis & Clark Regulation Faculty
Concerning the Authors
Christine Coughlin is Director of Legal Analysis, Analysis & Writing and a Professor of Legal Writing at Wake Forest College Faculty of Regulation.
Sandy Patrick is a Professor of Legal Analysis and Writing at Lewis & Clark Regulation Faculty.
Joan Rocklin is a Legal Analysis and Writing Senior Lecturer and Director of Externships and Clinics at College of Oregon Faculty of Regulation.