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Opinion Writing and Case Preparation The City Law School

Opinion Writing and Case Preparation By The City Law School

Opinion Writing and Case Preparation by The City Law School


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Summary

Opinion Writing and Case Preparation equips trainee barristers with the tools and techniques they need to identify, analyze, and present sound legal arguments, and provides them with a thorough grounding in the skill of writing opinions.

Opinion Writing and Case Preparation Summary

Opinion Writing and Case Preparation by The City Law School

Opinion Writing and Case Preparation equips trainee barristers with the tools and techniques they need to identify, analyse, and present convincing legal arguments, and gives a thorough grounding in the skill of writing opinions. With its systematic approach to legal research and fact management, the manual provides trainee barristers with an efficient and reliable method for preparing a client's case. The fundamental qualities of effective writing are also clearly identified and explained, helping you develop this essential skill. Particular care is taken to guide you through the appropriate ways of writing opinions in a variety of contexts.

About The City Law School

This manual is edited by Nigel Duncan, Principal Lecturer, The City Law School, and Allison Wolfgarten, Barrister, Senior Lecturer, The City Law School

Table of Contents

PART 1 - LEGAL RESEARCH ; 1. Preparation: a forensic skill ; 2. Introduction to practical legal research ; 3. Legal research methods and techniques ; 4. Legal resources for the practitioner ; 5. Using electronic research tools ; 6. Researching words and phrases ; 7. Reading and interpreting a case ; 8. Practical legal research: a summary ; 9. Legal sources for the practitioner: a bibliography ; PART 2 - FACT MANAGEMENT ; 10. Overview of a civil case ; 11. Anatomy of a criminal case ; 12. The fact management process ; 13. Presentation for the practitioner: The C.A.P. approach in action ; 14. Dealing with figures ; 15. Communication and information technology use in case preparation and presentation ; PART 3 - OPINION WRITING ; 16. Words and the barrister ; 17. Qualities of good writing ; 18. Plain English ; 19. Opinion writing ; 20. The use of law in an opinion ; 21. Getting started ; 22. Advice on evidence in a civil case ; 23. Advice on evidence in a criminal case ; 24. Checklist for opinion writing skills

Additional information

GOR005212799
9780199657353
0199657351
Opinion Writing and Case Preparation by The City Law School
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
20120816
384
N/A
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