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Basic Legal Writing for Paralegals (Paperback) (Hope Viner Samborn & Andrea B. Yelin)
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Samborn and Yelin offer a modern, readable approach to effective legal writing with the fifth edition of Basic Legal Writing for Paralegals. The authors provide comprehensive coverage in an accessible format tailored to the needs of paralegal students. The practical approach emphasizes the role of the paralegal and how different types of legal writing are used in practice. The text begins with an overview of the legal system that provides clear context for the different types of writing covered in the text. Then, the authors give step-by-step instruction on the writing process, leading students through each stage of legal writing, from prewriting strategies to revising. The comprehensive coverage includes the IRAC method, how to synthesize cases and authorities, legal memoranda, persuasive writing, in-house and objective client documents, and letters, and the citation coverage has been updated to the 20th edition of the Bluebook and the 5th edition of the ALWD Guide to Legal Citation.
Number of Pages: 347
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Paralegals + Paralegalism, Legal Writing
Series Title: Aspen College Series
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
Author: Hope Viner Samborn & Andrea B. Yelin
Street Date: January 18, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-2932
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