Gilbert Law Summary on Legal Research, Writing & Analysis

Authors: Honigsberg, Peter Jan / Ho, Edith
Edition: 13th
Copyright Date: 2019
  • Publication Date: June 24th, 2019
  • ISBN: 9781642426724
  • 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), Shepard's Citations®, KeyCite, legal research using computers, including Westlaw, Lexis, and other online sources, 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.