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Legal reasoning and legal writing / Richard K. Neumann, Jr., Professor of Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University; Kristen Konrad Tiscione, Professor of Legal Research and Writing, Georgetown University Law Center.

By: Neumann, Richard K, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Tiscione, Kristen Konrad, 1959-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Aspen coursebook series.Publisher: New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013Edition: Seventh edition.Description: xxviii, 468 p ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781454826972.Subject(s): Law -- United States -- Language | Legal composition | Practice of law -- United States | Trial practice -- United StatesDDC classification: 808.06/634
Contents:
Rule-based reasoning -- An introduction to judicial decisions and statutes -- Inside the writing process -- More about writing -- Office memoranda -- Predictive writing -- Selecting authority -- Working with statutes -- Working with precedent -- Working with facts -- A paradigm for organizing proof of a conclusion of law -- Varying the depth of rule proof and rule application -- Combining proofs of separate conclusions of law -- Working with the paradigm -- Paragraphing -- Effective style -- Quotations -- Professional email -- Orally reporting research results -- Client advice letters -- Developing a persuasive theory -- Developing persuasive arguments -- Motion memoranda -- Point headings and subheadings -- Statements of the case (or facts) -- Appellate practice -- Appellate briefs -- Writing the appellate brief -- Questions presented -- Oral argument.
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Includes index.

Rule-based reasoning -- An introduction to judicial decisions and statutes -- Inside the writing process -- More about writing -- Office memoranda -- Predictive writing -- Selecting authority -- Working with statutes -- Working with precedent -- Working with facts -- A paradigm for organizing proof of a conclusion of law -- Varying the depth of rule proof and rule application -- Combining proofs of separate conclusions of law -- Working with the paradigm -- Paragraphing -- Effective style -- Quotations -- Professional email -- Orally reporting research results -- Client advice letters -- Developing a persuasive theory -- Developing persuasive arguments -- Motion memoranda -- Point headings and subheadings -- Statements of the case (or facts) -- Appellate practice -- Appellate briefs -- Writing the appellate brief -- Questions presented -- Oral argument.

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