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Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Law and Sources of Law Chapter 2: Legal Reasoning and Analysis Chapter 3: Secondary Sources and Finding Tools Chapter 4: The Judicial Branch and Cases Chapter 5: Overview of the Research Process Chapter 8: Computer Assisted Legal Research Chapter 9: Introduction to Legal Writing Chapter Fundamentals of Writing Chapter Law Office Memo Chapter Memorandum of Law Chapter Appellate Brief Appendixes Appendix A: Search and Seizure Appendix B: Citation Rules Appendix C: Mechanical Errors Appendix E: Wade and the doctrine of stare decisis Application of Roe v.
Wade to a later case At least two sides to every problem Judicial opinions Mandatory and persuasive authority Obiter dictum Judicial restraint and judicial activism Massey v. Legal Encyclopedias Legal Research Assignment? Case Law Chapter 5: Constitutions, Statutes, Court Rules, and Administrative Law Introduction Constitutions Locating constitutions Citations for constitutions Initiation of constitutional amendments State constitutionalism and the new federalism Statutes The legislative branch Congress State legislatures Publication of statutes Slip law Session laws Statutory code Statutes passed as an?
Annotated code Statutory research Sample pages of wiretapping and eavesdropping statutes Citations for statutes Local law Court rules Sample pages Locating court rules Local court rules Citations for court rules Administrative law Publication of administrative regulations Sample pages of administrative law Sample pages of LSA and Federal Register Citations for administrative law Note on computer-assisted research Summary Cyberlaw Exercises Legal Research Assignment?
Constitutions Legal Research Assignment? Statutes Legal Research Assignment? Court Rules Legal Research Assignment? Administrative Law Chapter 6: Overview of the Research Process Introduction Research Checklist Gathering information Identification of key terms Parties or persons Place Objects or things Acts or omissions forming the basis of the action or issue Defense Relief Basic approaches to legal research Overview approach Topic approach Known primary source Currency Learning about the general topic Locating primary sources By using secondary sources, indexes, and digests By using other primary authority Relationship among research tools Note on computer-assisted research Summary Cyberlaw exercises Exercises Chapter 8: Introduction to Legal Writing Introduction Importance of good legal writing to the law Ethical obligations A warning against communicating too much Elimination of mechanical errors Types of legal writing Legal writing designed to inform Legal documents designed to persuade Legal documents designed to record information An Attorney?
Fundamentals of Writing Introduction Writing process Pre-writing Structure Overall organization and organization within sections Organization of an office memo Organization at the paragraph level Word order within sentences Transitional language and signposts Paragraphing and tabulation Mechanical errors Quoting from a headnote or case syllabus Not using plain English Not giving a page reference to material from a primary or secondary source Not quoting exactly Plagiarizing Using contractions in more formal legal documents Us of the word?
How to Keep the Reader? Transmittal Letter and Client Opinion Letter Introduction Purpose of the transmittal letter Sample transmittal letter Style of letters Practice tips for writing letters Purpose of the client opinion letter Format of the client opinion letter Heading Opening Facts Answer Explanation Closing Sample client opinion letters Introduction First client opinion letter Second client opinion letter Summary Cyber examples Exercises Chapter Contracts Introduction What is covered in this chapter Why be familiar with simple contracts?
The substance of the contract Defined terms Negotiated and unnegotiated terms Writing a contract Where does one start in writing a contract? Use of contract forms Research Checklist of matters to be considered when writing a contract for the sale of goods The perfect contract Precise and imprecise language in the perfect contract An illustration of imprecise language What?
Parties and subject matter Operative provisions Contingencies Provisions required by statute or case law Boilerplate Signature lines Checklist for an employment contract Organization and format Organization Format The Cruise agreement of nondisclosure Tips on writing contracts A type of employment agreement?
Prayer for relief Complaint? Verification Format of the answer Answer?
Defenses Affirmative defenses and counterclaims Certificate of service Evidentiary facts, ultimate facts, and legal conclusions Evidentiary facts Ultimate facts Conclusions of law Drafting allegations First sample set of pleadings First sample complaint First sample answer Second sample set of pleadings Second sample complaint Second sample answer What an answer!The legal citation for a case identifies the name of the court reporter in which the opinion is published and where the case can be found.
Parallel Citations. Library Associates Ungraduate Writing Award; Literary Award; Library Hours; Newsletter; Policies. Legal Citations; Example of Regional Reporter Citation; Parallel Citations; Example of Parallel Citations; Alternative Citation Formats; Example of Parallel Citations Example of Parallel Citations Subject Guide.
Bieber's Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations-- Reference KF B46 The Bluebook: a Uniform System of Citation -- Ask at the Research Assistance Desk. Bluebook Abbreviations of Law Review Titles (University of Washington School of Law).
Introduction to Basic Legal . The Bluepages are written for attorneys and law clerks using legal citations in court documents. The Whitepages are written for use in academic writing, such as law journal and law review articles. One difference is that the Whitepages uses footnotes instead of in-text citations.
I. Legal Citations–Introduction, Source, Authority It is customary for attorneys, scholars, the courts, and professionals from all fields to utilize specific, highly technical rules of citation when citing legal authority.
Uniform Maine Citations Law School Publications Fall Uniform Maine Citations, - Edition Legal Research and Writing Program at the University of Maine School of Law and current professor of law, emerita. Advising practitioners to include the pincite in parallel citation for judicial decisions issued by.