Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing Third Edition Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing covers the legal research process in a practical, skill-building manner by intelligently integrating legal research, legal analysis, and legal writing. This third edition continues to present substantive material and practical research and writing exercises to assist students in developing traditional library skills, a working knowledge of the law library, and basic legal analysis and writing skills. Features Chapter-opening hypothetical situations introduce each chapter topic and encourage students to think about the subject matter in a practical setting. Research checklists provide quick, easy-to-read summaries of the material found in the text. Can You Figure It Out? features practical exercises at the end of each chapter that give students the opportunity to practice research skills before going to the library. Citation Matters introduces one new facet of legal citation in each chapter to develop important citation skills. Research assignments and activities at the end of each chapter provide library research problems, analysis exercises, and writing assignments. A citation guide, overview of the research process, research strategies outline, memorandum of points and authorities, and appellate brief are all included in the appendices. New To This Edition Expanded coverage of online legal research, includingLexis, Westlaw, and other legal resources on the Internet Expanded coverage of basic writing skills and drafting of legal documents Chapter 14, Legal Correspondence Expanded Appendix A: Research fact patterns now including case documents, such as transcripts and declarations Appendix F: partially written case briefs requiring students to fill in blank sections Appendix G: supplemental case law for some of the chapter assignments and completion of the case briefs in Appendix FYvonne Ekern is the author of 'Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing (3rd Edition)', published 2008 under ISBN 9780131594807 and ISBN 013159480X.