Legal Writing Resources

Upper Level Writing Requirement Resources

Citation Resources

Research Resources

CALI Exercises

Research

Writing

Citation Format

Dictionaries and Language Tools

Research Center Materials

Books about seminar papers

Eugene Volokh, Academic Legal Writing: Law Review Articles, Student Notes, and Seminar Papers (2d ed., Foundation Press 2004) emphasis on picking topic

Elizabeth Fajans & Mary L. Falk, Scholarly Writing for Law Students: Seminar Papers. Law Review Notes, and Law Review Competition Papers (3d ed., West 2005) emphasis on the writing process

Books containing sample legal memoranda

Veda R.Charrow, et al. Clear and effective legal writing, 3rd ed. (Aspen 2001)
RESERVE KF 250.C452 2001.

Linda H. Edwards. Legal writing: process, analysis, and organization, 3rd ed. (Aspen 2002) RESERVE KF 250.E39 2002.

Teresa J. Reid Rambo and Leanne J. Pflaum. Legal writing by design: a guide to great briefs and memos. (Carolina Academic Press, 2001) RESERVE KF 250.R359 2001

Robin S. Wellford. Legal reasoning, writing, and persuasive argument. (LexisNexis, 2002.)
RESERVES KF250 .W447 2002

Books containing sample appellate briefs

Carole C. Berr. Effective appellate advocacy: brief writing and oral argument, 2nd ed. (West Group, 1999) RESERVE KF 251.B43 1999.

Veda R.Charrow, et al. Clear and effective legal writing, 3rd ed. (Aspen 2001)
RESERVE KF 250.C452 2001.

Linda H. Edwards. Legal writing: process, analysis, and organization, 3rd ed. (Aspen 2002) RESERVE KF 250.E39 2002.

Bryan A. Garner. The Winning Brief: 100 tips for persuasive briefing in trial and appellate courts, 2nd ed. (Oxford University Press, 2004) RESERVE KF 251.G37 2004

Teresa J. Reid Rambo and Leanne J. Pflaum. Legal writing by design: a guide to great briefs and memos. (Carolina Academic Press, 2001) RESERVE KF 250.R359 2001

Edward D. Re and Joseph R. Re. Brief writing and oral argument, 8th ed. (Oceana 1999)
RESERVE KF 251.R4 1999.

Robin S. Wellford. Legal reasoning, writing and persuasive argument. (LexisNexis 2002) RESERVE KF250.W447 2002.

Videos

Robert C. Berring. Legal research for the 21st century. (West Group, 2001) RES AVTP 383

Robert C. Berring. The West Group research universe. (West Group, 1999) RES AVTP 367