Just Memos: From the Legal Writing Handbook
This powerful how-to guide focuses exclusively on the proper way to write legal memos. Equally useful for independent study or alongside any standard ... Show synopsis This powerful how-to guide focuses exclusively on the proper way to write legal memos. Equally useful for independent study or alongside any standard Legal Writing text, JUST MEMOS: From The Legal Writing Handbook, gives first-year students the extra help they need to master this critical skill.This short paperback text offers instruction that has been proven effective in the classroom: - the text is adapted from the authors' THE Legal Writing HANDBOOK, one of the bestsellers in the field - the authors explain the features unique to memo writing, plus how to apply them in practice - introductory chapters explain the basics of the American legal system and the difference between common and enacted law - a chapter on reading and analyzing statutes and cases is followed by three chapters on how to write a memo and an all-new concluding chapter covers client letters - helpful examples of both simple and more complex memoranda give students insight into the expectations for the finished product - uses the straightforward, step-by-step approach that has made the authors' texts so successfulWhen you want information on memo writing, why use a text that covers other material? Direct your students to Just Memos: From The Legal Writing Handbook, by the authors who are known for their exceptional abilities in this area, and see how effective this new reference can be.