xxix, 435 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Formatted Contents Note
First things first Outlining a rule of law Outlining a rule to organize your analysis of a legal issue Formulating a rule from a case opinion Formulating a rule from multiple authorities Using a rule to form the structure: special circumstances Writing the analysis of a single issue: rule explanation Writing the analysis of a single issue: rule application Writing the analysis of a single issue: organizing and writing the discussion of multiple authorities Writing the analysis of multiple issues The office memo and the law-trained reader Organizing for your reader: the discussion section Completing the draft of the office memo Citations and quotations Revising for usage and style Ethics, judges, and briefs Formulating and structuring a favorable rule Drafting working headings Writing the working draft The argument and the format of the brief The statement of facts Editing the brief Oral argument.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.