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<p> Concise and compact, the <b>Aspen Handbook for Legal Writers: A Practical Reference, Second Edition</b>, offers thorough coverage of proper legal writing technique and style to help students resolve questions and develop strong writing skills. </p> <p> <b>Accessible and user-friendly, this complete reference book features</b>: </p> <ul> <li> <b>grammar, style, and usage</b> presented in a clear, complete, and succinct format </li> <li> <b>numerous helpful examples</b> that illustrate strong and effective legal writing as well as common errors to avoid </li> <li> <b>a special Legal Documents</b> section that offers tips and strategies for writing letters, memoranda, and briefs (both trial and appellate) </li> <li> <b>a comb binding</b> and <b>conveniently compact size</b> </li> <li> <b>a clear organization</b> and <b>uncluttered, two-color page design</b> that highlights important information </li> <li> <b>website resources</b> listed for every topic </li> <li> <i><b>Tips and Strategies</b></i> in each chapter that hone in on key topics </li> <li> <i><b>Challenge Exercises</b></i> through which students can test their knowledge </li> <li> <b>quick-reference Table of Contents</b> on the inside front cover and a <b> quick-reference Style Sheet</b> on the inside back cover </li> <li> <b>helpful appendices</b> that include <b>Citation Form</b> (using both <i> Bluebook</i> and <i>ALWD</i> examples), a sample appellate brief, and a section for ESL users </li> <li> <b>CD-ROM available</b> to instructors with <b>additional exercises</b> </li> </ul> <p> <b>Updated throughout, the revised Second Edition includes</b>: </p> <ul> <li> <b>many new examples</b> </li> <li> <b>current website references</b> throughout </li> <li> <b>new sample documents</b>, including new legal memorandum, trial court brief, and all new case brief </li> <li> <b>expanded information on preparing Tables of Authorities </b> </li> <li> <b>additional supplemental exercises</b> on the instructor’s CD-ROM </li> </ul> <p> The <b>Aspen Handbook for Legal Writers, Second Edition</b>, is the complete and easy-to-use legal writing reference that provides comprehensive coverage in a surprisingly compact format. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
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