The text gives examples for students to use as models and has many interactive exercises through which students can test their newly acquired skills. The online text has links to the cases that students will need, definitions, videos, and exercises to help them hone their writing skills. In addition to learning about written documents and how to communicate in the U.S. common law system, the authors provide an international perspective. Students will learn about civil law traditions through the comparative exercises included in this text. The text also addresses ways to stay focused and reduce stress during law school and in legal careers through the concept of mindful lawyering. Examples in writing and on video showing how judges and lawyers stay focused and mindful are linked in the text.
The second edition utilizes the CasebookPlus ™ platform, providing your students with digital access to faculty authored self-assessments that provide helpful explanations and digital access to additional study resources, including Gilbert Law Dictionary. Students should enjoy working with this material and the online components of the text and will benefit from the unique features this interactive casebook offers.
Publisher: West Academic
Number of pages: 267
Dimensions: 254 x 186 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition