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The Legal Research and Writing Handbook | 4th Edition

A Basic Approach for Paralegals

ISBN-10: 0735551200
ISBN-13: 9780735551206
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PUBLISHER: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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Product Description: The well-known authors craft their text to lead paralegal students to success: - clear coverage of every step of the research and writing process, in a readable and accessible format - research tools and strategies show students how to research the law using an efficient research process with both traditional and electronic sources - step-by-step instruction on the writing process leads students through each stage of legal writing, from prewriting strategies to revising, covering the IRAC method, legal memoranda, letters, and more - guides students in determining whether to use computer resources or print materials and explains how to integrate all legal resources into well-written memoranda and letters - outstanding pedagogy includes examples, exhibits, expert writing tips, exercises, practice tips, ethics alerts, and web resources - detailed subheadings provide quick access to topics - helpful appendices on Shepardizing and cite checking and on citation - separate student workbook for extensive hands-on practice with research and writing skills The Handbook has been refined and updated for its Fourth Edition: - completely revised text with all the key changes in sources noted - more on electronic research included, reflecting how paralegals perform research today - updated illustrations throughout the book - workbook and text exercises reworked to focus on the use of new web-based resources - new Net Notes and Practice Pointers keep the book fresh and up-to-date - revised chapter on case briefing - updated citation appendix reflecting the 18th edition of The Bluebook and the second edition of the ALWD Citation Manual; also, newcitation exercises

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