Gilbert Law Summary on Legal Research Writing and Analysis

Authors: Honigsberg, Peter Jan / Ho, Edith
Edition: 12th
Copyright Date: 2014
  • Publication Date: July 18th, 2014
  • ISBN: 9780314290977
  • Subject: Legal Writing
  • Series: Gilbert Law Summaries
  • Type: Outlines
  • Description: This outline covers court systems, precedent, case reporting system (including regional and state reporters, headnotes and the West Key Number System®, citations, and case finding), statutes, constitutions, and legislative history, and secondary sources (including treatises, law reviews, digests, and restatements). Also discussed are administrative agencies (including regulations, and looseleaf services), Shepard's Citations®, computers in legal research, reading and understanding a case (including briefing a case), using legal source books, basic guidelines for legal writing, organizing your research, writing a memorandum of law, writing a brief, and writing an opinion or client letter.