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Legal Reasoning, Writing, and Practice


Legal Reasoning, Writing, and Practice

by John B. Thornton

Forthcoming March 2018

ISBN978-1-63283-221-4
e-ISBN978-1-63283-222-1

Forthcoming Teacher's Manual

Tags: Legal Practical Resources, Legal Profession/Professional Responsibility, Legal Writing


This comprehensive legal writing textbook introduces J.D. students to the legal system, government, and legal vocabulary of the U.S. with clear, concrete language. It includes rhetoric, grammar, and editing lessons to help students to produce polished legal work product in the form that legal audiences expect, and it teaches them how to draft memos, motions, briefs, contracts, emails, and letters to clients, opposing counsel, and colleagues, as well as how to do legal research. It also contains a chapter on legal practice and workplace culture, and an extensive selection of real writing samples redacted from actual attorney work product.

Prof. Thornton has also written a legal writing textbook for international LL.M. students, U.S. Legal Reasoning, Writing, and Practice for International Lawyers.
 


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