Common First-Year Student Writing Errors
Hamline University School of Law
Perspectives: Teaching and Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 9, p. 14, 2000
In this article, the author describes a list of a few basic principles that first-year legal writers need to learn. Dunnewold stresses the following: (1) think ahead, (2) understand the appropriate support for a legal argument, (3) understand analogical argument, (4) focus on a few basic sentence structure principles, (5) focus on connectors, and (6) a rule is not a case illustration is not an argument.
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Keywords: First-year legal writers, legal writing teacher, legal writing instructor, analogical argument, errorsAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 7, 2011
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