Aspen Publishing

Experiential Legal Writing: Analysis, Process, and Documents

Diana Donahoe


  • ISBN: 9780735509634

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  • Description

    Legal Writing: Analysis, Process, and Documents discusses the documents first-year law students are introduced to, including memos, briefs, and client letters, as well as documents that are used in upper-class courses, such as scholarly writing and pleadings. Based on the online legal writing materials available at, this straightforward text is designed to be used either as an aid to instructors and students working in the electronic environment of or on its own as a primary or supplementary textbook.

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    Page Count 612
    Published 08/10/2011
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    Chapter 1. Legal Analysis

    Chapter 2. The Writing Process

    Chapter 3. Legal Documents

    Chapter 4. Editing

    Chapter 5. Citation

    Appendix A: Answer Keys

    Appendix B: Table of Contents with Page Numbers and Corresponding Screen Numbers

  • Author Information

    Diana R. Donahoe

    Professor Donahoe is the former Director and Chair of Legal Research and Writing at Georgetown, where she has been teaching since 1993. Her courses have included Legal Research and Writing, Legal Practice (Section 3), Advanced Legal Writing in Practice, Applied Legal Composition, and Legal Discourse. In 2008, Professor Donahoe was awarded the Georgetown Frank Flegal Award for Excellence in Teaching.
    Diana has authored several articles on the pedagogy of using technology to teach as well as articles on Legal Research & Writing and Criminal Law. Her publications include, ''Skilled E-Scholars Click Their Way Up'' ''Researching Beyond the Books,'' '' Bridging the Digital Divide Between Professors and Students,'' '' 'Could Have,' 'Would Have,' What the Supreme Court Should Have Done in Whren v. United States,'' ''Fair Prosecution Challenges in Maryland: An Analysis and Proposal,'' and ''Analyzing the Writer's Analysis: Will It Be Clear to the Reader?''

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