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Author Hegland, Kenney F., 1940-, author

Title Introduction to the study and practice of law in a nutshell / by Kenney F. Hegland

Edition Sixth edition
Publisher St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2014]
 Reserve  KF273 .H4 2014    AVAILABLE
Call # KF273 .H4 2014
Description xv, 306 pages ; 19 cm
Series West nutshell series
Nutshell series
Notes Includes index
"Mat #41538310."
Contents Prologue. The best of schools, the worst of schools -- Your first case -- Your first argument -- Case analysis -- Case synthesis -- Statutes : "are pringles potato chips?" -- "Oh, no, I forgot ethics" -- Deep thoughts, for later -- Cases as puzzles -- Briefs -- Briefs analyzed and much more -- Classes : "what if the dog were an alligator?" -- Study aids, study groups, outlining and messy casebooks -- Fear and loathing in the first year -- Taking exams : the only skill worth having! -- Practice test -- A tale of two answers -- Multiple choice exams -- Zen and exams -- Stories -- Goals, getting better, and getting started -- SIR transitions and writing tips -- Murder your darlings -- Writing exercises -- "May it please the court" : gulp -- Case planning : the interplay of law and fact : backwards -- Complaints, answers, pretrial motions, and discovery -- Trials -- K v. landlord, greatest hits -- Oh, one last thing
Notes White Aqua
Subject Law -- Study and teaching -- United States
Practice of law -- United States
ISBN 0314290427
Link Revision of: Hegland, Kenney F., 1940- Introduction to the study and practice of law in a nutshell. 5th ed. St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, c2008 9780314194152 (DLC) 2008276739 (OCoLC)232119982


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