Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing for International Graduate Students
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- Publication Date:February 29, 2008
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Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing for International Graduate Students Second Edition, offers broad coverage and skill-building exercises for legal research and writing courses geared toward LL.M. students. Nedzel has tailored her book with sensitivity to the needs of students who are either unfamiliar with U.S. law, or who are still in the process of mastering English, or both.
Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing for International Graduate Students, Second Edition, features:
a comparative perspective that explains unique and important features of U.S. law, beginning with common and civil law
explanations of practical skills assuming no former knowledge of U.S. law or legal culture, the text is informative and clear
short, lucid chapters that reiterate major points to aid comprehension for those who are in the process of mastering English
complete coverage of basic methods-such as IRAC analysis for preparation of legal documents
integrated approach to proper citation format-explanation and instruction appears in context
coverage of plagiarism and U.S. law school honor codes
practical skill-building exercises in each chapter-many of them Internet-based
charts and summaries as reference tools
extensive Teacher s Manual that includes information about non-U.S. legal systems and legal education to prepare instructors to address the issues and challenges confronted by L.L.M. candidates.
Written with clarity and precision, the updated Second Edition features:
updated research sources
reasoning sections revised for greater clarity
clear instruction on how to write advisory memoranda on non-U.S. law for attorneys in the United States
Ideal for LL.M. candidates or other students who are engaged in the process of mastering English, Nedzel has designed a coursebook in legal reasoning, research, and writing that covers all of the bases and develops the skills they will use in practice.
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