Best Anne Enquist books

The Legal Writing Handbook: Practice Book (Aspen Coursebook)

Laurel Currie Oates

Best price for this book: $ 45

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The Practice Book is the ideal accompaniment to The Legal Writing Handbook. This comprehensive supplement contains the following:

  • Hundreds of class-tested exercises to help students practice their skills while reinforcing their understanding of the material
  • An accessible format with perforated pages that make it easy to use for both class assignments and individual study
  • An answer key for all the exercises, cross-referenced to The Legal Writing Handbook, Sixth Edition, including short explanations about why a given answer is recommended
  • Exercises for English-as-a-second-language issues

Key topics covered in THE LEGAL WRITING HANDBOOK: PRACTICE BOOK:

  • Paragraph length
  • Topic and concluding sentences
  • Active/passive voice
  • Transitions
  • Creating emphasis
  • Conciseness
  • Fragments
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation

Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer [Connected Casebook] (Aspen Coursebook)

Anne Enquist

Best price for this book: $ 65.72

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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive access to the online e-bookpractice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes – portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency.

From the authors of the widely praised Legal Writing Handbook, the Fifth Edition of this comprehensive guide hones in on the basic principles of grammar, punctuation, and legal style. Clear guidance, examples, and practical advice make this a perfect companion to legal writing texts and indispensable to the process of writing and editing legal documents.

In the Fifth Edition, CasebookConnect links the text to a variety of online resources and materials. Expanded coverage for ESL legal writers (in the text) includes examples and discussion of how and when to apply sentence patterns frequently employed in common law legal reasoning.

Just Writing, Fifth Edition, features:

  • The perfect balance of explanatory text and examples
  • Tips and techniques for every step of the writing process
  • Instruction for writing with precision and eloquence
  • Advice on when to use legal terms or plain English
  • A legal writing chapter that specifically addresses ESL legal writers
  • Quick Tips and Practice Exercises—now on CasebookConnect
  • A diagnostic exam for grammar and punctuation
  • A helpful Glossary of Usage, offering hints on word choice

CasebookConnect features:

ONLINE E-BOOK
Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics.

PRACTICE QUESTIONS
Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & ExplanationsEmanuel Law OutlinesEmanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time.

OUTLINE TOOL
Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.

The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis Research and Writing [Connected Casebook] (Aspen Coursebook)

Laurel Currie Oates

Best price for this book: $ 63

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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive access to the online e-bookpractice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes – portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency.

The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing continues in the tradition that has made it a resounding success and a leading text for almost two decades, offering a complete teaching package with everything a student needs for the legal writing course.

Features:

  • Updated with the goal of making students practice ready.
  • New chapter on writing e-memos, that is, shorter, less formal memos that might be embedded in an email.
  • Exercises added to the research chapters
  • Expanded chapter on letters that discusses both opinion letters and demand letters.

CasebookConnect features:

ONLINE E-BOOK
Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics.

PRACTICE QUESTIONS
Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & ExplanationsEmanuel Law OutlinesEmanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time.

OUTLINE TOOL
Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.

Just Briefs

Laurel Currie Oates

Best price for this book: $ 51.56

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<p> From the distinguished authors of the popular <b>Legal Writing Handbook, Fourth Edition</b>, comes this clear and focused treatment of briefs, in the authors’ effective step-by-step writing style. </p> <p> <b>Developed from the coverage on briefs from the authors’ successful Legal Writing Handbook, this text includes:</b> </p> <ul> <li> <b>focused coverage on how to write briefs</b> </li> <li> <b>helpful examples of trial and appellate briefs </b> </li> <li> <b>how to present an effective oral argument</b> </li> <li> <b>straightforward, step-by-step exposition </b> </li> <li> <b>a detailed Teacher’s Manual </b> </li> <li> <b>a valuable author website resource,</b> featuring: <ul> <li> <b>materials on effective teaching </b> </li> <li> <b>sample class plans </b> </li> <li> <b>PowerPoint slides </b> </li> <li> <b>Suggested brief problems</b> </li> </ul> </li> <li> <b>an on-line diagnostic exam</b>—available to professors who adopt the text </li> </ul> <p> Designed to complement any comprehensive legal writing coursebook,<b> Just Briefs, Second Edition,</b> provides clear and focused coverage of the writing techniques unique to creating effective briefs. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>

Just Writing, Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer, Fourth Edition (Aspen Coursebook)

Anne Enquist

Best price for this book: $ 31

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Adapted from the Legal Writing Handbook s highly praised Effective Writing and Correct Writing, Just Writing covers the basic principles of good legal writing, including style, grammar, punctuation, and other mechanics of writing. Its short length and focused content make it a perfect supplemental text for any legal writing course, providing tips, techniques, and helpful advice for every step of the process planning, drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading. Just Writing guides students to eloquence in concise legal prose and contrasts plain English with legalese. The text integrates writing for English-as-a-Second-Language students in its presentation. Other supportive features include a Glossary of Usage and practice exercises on the companion website to sharpen students skills.

Features:

  • complete handbook designed specifically for the legal writer
  • introduces the basic principles of good legal writing
  • covers style, grammar, punctuation, and other mechanics of writing
  • adapted from the Legal Writing Handbook s highly praised Effective Writing and Correct Writing
  • short length and focused content a perfect supplement for any legal writing course
  • provides tips and techniques for every step of the writing process including: planning, drafting, revising, editing and proofreading
  • includes helpful advice
  • how the expectations of legal writers should influence legal writing
  • eloquence in legal prose
  • plain English and legalese
  • how to be concise
  • offers clear explanations and excellent examples
  • covers writing for English-as-a-Second-Language students
  • Glossary of Usage gives helpful hints

Just Memos, Third Edition (Aspen Coursebook)

Laurel Currie Oates

Best price for this book: $ 18.96

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This concise paperback focuses on legal memo writing and provides law students with the information they need to write objective memos, opinion letters, and e-mails. Just Memos, Third Edition, is designed as a supplemental text for first-year legal writing students and will prove a valuable resource for any legal writing course.

The Third Edition has been polished and updated, and includes a new chapter which the authors researched by interviewing practicing attorneys on writing e-memos.

Laurel Currie Oates and Anne Enquist, pioneers in the field of legal writing, have artfully distilled the introductory and objective memo writing chapters from their successful Legal Writing Handbook. This manageable paperback

  • Features the straightforward, step-by-step writing style that has made the Legal Writing Handbook so successful.
  • Helps students understand the features unique to memo writing and how to apply them in practice.
  • Includes helpful examples of both simple and more complex memoranda .
  • Provides unique coverage of memo writing by itself, for students who need extra help and guidance, or for instructors who want to add extra coverage of this area to their current legal writing text.
  • Recognizes the increasingly global nature of legal practice. Lawyers from other countries will welcome the detailed explanation of the United States legal system and information about the differences between writing in other cultures and writing for United States lawyers.
  • Provides information designed to help undergraduates make the transition from different types of academic writing to legal writing , and to help foreign students and foreign lawyers understand the rhetorical preferences of United States lawyers.

Just Research, Preparing for Practice, Fourth Edition (Aspen Coursebook)

Laurie Currie Oates

Best price for this book: $ 348.19

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Offers a fully integrated approach to both print and electronic legal research.

  • Provides students the information that they need to walk onto their first job and do thorough but cost-effective research.
  • Emphasizes the use of free sources. Walks students through the process of researching different types of research questions using Lexis Advance.
  • Helps professors who teach legal research and writing familiarize themselves with WestlawNext and Lexis Advance.
  • An electronic supplement that walks students through the process of researching issues using books, free Internet sources, and both the original and new versions of Westlaw and Lexis
  • Exercises included on the website give students hands-on practice

The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research & Writing, Fourth Edition

Laurel Currie Oates

Best price for this book: $ 12.99

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Students and professors will welcome this new edition of the only text for legal writing and research that covers all three key components of the first-year course -- research, writing, and analysis. <p class="copymedium"> These distinctive features earned THE LEGAL WRITING HANDBOOK its popularity: </p> <ul> <li class="copymedium"> comprehensive coverage of analysis, writing, and research </li> <li class="copymedium"> teaches a state of the art approach to legal research, with an emphasis on electronic research </li> <li class="copymedium"> uses a process approach to lead students from pre-writing to drafting, editing, and the final draft </li> <li class="copymedium"> begins with the basics of the legal system, introducing students to how to read and analyze statutes and cases, then takes students through the process of writing an objective memorandum and trial and appellate briefs </li> <li class="copymedium"> offers resources to help students become more effective writers, including extensive guidance on effective legal style, grammar, and mechanics </li> <li class="copymedium"> demonstrates concepts through the use of examples </li> <li class="copymedium"> provides grammar and rhetorical/cultural information designed specifically for law students for whom English is a second language </li> <li class="copymedium"> broad coverage makes the book easy to adapt for two-, three-, or four-semester programs </li> <li class="copymedium"> provides numerous exercises in an accompanying Practice Book to help students master research and writing skills </li> <li class="copymedium"> the comprehensive Teacher¿s Manual and Teaching Materials website includes teaching guidance, handouts, and sample lessons and diagnostic test (also available online) for pinpointing writing problems </li> </ul> <p class="copymedium"> Through painstaking editing, the Fourth Edition incorporates new material without increasing the length of the book: </p> <ul> <li class="copymedium"> a reorganized and updated presentation of research reflects the changes in practice. Exhibits are now included on CD with the book, for easy reference. </li> <li class="copymedium"> a new section on legal reading </li> <li class="copymedium"> the section on writing memos includes new examples and an additional chapter on writing more sophisticated memos </li> <li class="copymedium"> the increased use of Practice Pointers and Questions reflects the latest research on active learning, while the emphasis on teaching underlying structures applies research on transfer of learning </li> <li class="copymedium"> new, short sections raise issues relating to professionalism and the role of lawyers </li> <li class="copymedium"> the chapter on effective paragraphs and the sections on Legal Writing for English-as-a-Second-Language Students and on bias-free and gender-neutral language are all thoroughly updated </li> <li class="copymedium"> new material offers advice on how to avoid procrastination and other writing obstacles </li> </ul> <p> An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at <a href="http://www.aspenlawschool.com/oates_enquist" target="_blank"> http://www.aspenlawschool.com/oates_enquist</a> </p>

The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research and Writing, 5th Edition

Laurel Currie Oates

Best price for this book: $ 20.21

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Students and professors will welcome this new edition of the only text for legal writing and research that covers all three key components of the first-year course -- research, writing, and analysis. These distinctive features earned THE LEGAL WRITING HANDBOOK its popularity: comprehensive coverage of analysis, writing, and research; teaches a state of the art approach to legal research, with an emphasis on electronic research; uses a process approach to lead students from pre-writing to drafting, editing, and the final draft; begins with the basics of the legal system, introducing students to how to read and analyze statutes and cases, then takes students through the process of writing an objective memorandum and trial and appellate briefs; offers resources to help students become more effective writers, including extensive guidance on effective legal style, grammar, and mechanics; demonstrates concepts through the use of examples; provides grammar and rhetorical/cultural information designed specifically for law students for whom English is a second language; broad coverage makes the book easy to adapt for two-, three-, or four-semester programs; provides numerous exercises in an accompanying Practice Book to help students master research and writing skills. Through painstaking editing, the Fifth Edition incorporates new material without increasing the length of the book: a reorganized and updated presentation of research reflects the changes in practice. Exhibits are now included on CD with the book, for easy reference. A new section on legal reading, the section on writing memos includes new examples and an additional chapter on writing more sophisticated memos; the increased use of Practice Pointers and Questions reflects the latest research on active learning, while the emphasis on teaching underlying structures applies research on transfer of learning new, short sections raise issues relating to professionalism and the role of lawyers; the chapter on effective paragraphs and the sections on Legal Writing for English-as-a-Second-Language Students and on bias-free and gender-neutral language are all thoroughly updated; new material offers advice on how to avoid procrastination and other writing obstacles.

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Just Briefs, Third Edition (Aspen Coursebook Series)

Laurel Currie Oates

Best price for this book: $ 66.88

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From the distinguished authors of the popular Legal Writing Handbook, Fourth Edition, comes this clear and focused treatment of briefs, in the authors'effective step-by-step writing style.

Developed from the coverage on briefs from the authors' successful Legal Writing Handbook, this text includes:

  • focused coverage on how to write briefs
  • helpful examples of trial and appellate briefs
  • how to present an effective oral argument
  • straightforward, step-by-step exposition

Designed to complement any comprehensive legal writing coursebook, Just Briefs, Second Edition, provides clear and focused coverage of the writing techniques unique to creating effective briefs.