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Legal Analysis: 100 Exercises for Mastery, Practice for Every Law Student

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Legal Analysis: 100 Exercises for Mastery: Practice for Every Law Student offers 100 paced exercises to sharpen students' legal analysis skills.

Professors will find:
• A bank of 100 legal analysis exercises at the ready, whenever students' analysis skills need attention or refinement
• Exercises adaptable to any paradigm, that increase the depth of students' writing
• Varied assignments that contain thoughtful sample answers and helpful annotations
• Learning objectives and outcomes for each chapter
• Assessment and grading rubric for each chapter
• Go-to material ready for any class period
• 100 exercises that can be used as is or expanded to fit professors' preferences
• Sample annotated answers for 50 of the exercises that their students can use to assess their own performance
• A Teacher's Manual for professors with sample annotated answers for the remaining 50 exercises and helpful variations on exercises
• Online resources for ready access to authority

Students will receive:
• Tools students need to develop a keen understanding of rule-based and analogical reasoning
• 100 unique and fresh exercises to practice and self-assess their performance, using their own law school's analysis paradigm
• Self-assessment opportunities to ensure progress in analysis
• Learning objectives and outcomes for the legal analysis exercises
• Writing assignments with self-contained feedback
• Online resources for easy access to exercise cases, statutes, and regulations and helpful tips on improving legal analysis and writing skills

Academic support professionals can expect:
• 100 progressive legal analysis exercises for students to complete
• Go-to material assignable to any student
• Self-contained exercises that do not require particular knowledge of substantive law
• Sample annotated answers for 50 of the exercises that students can review
• A Teacher's Manual for professors with sample annotated answers for the remaining 50 exercises
• Online resources for access to authority

Professors and adjunct professors may request complimentary examination copies of LexisNexis law school publications to consider for class adoption or recommendation. Please identify the book(s) you wish to receive, provide your institutional contact information, and submit your request here.

Table of Contents

Chapter I: Orientation to Critical Thinking (Exercises 1-9)

Chapter II: Introduction to Legal Analysis

Chapter III: Rule-Based Reasoning for Mastery (Exercises 10-34)

Chapter IV: Analogical Reasoning with Depth (Exercises 35-64)

Chapter V: Statutory Analysis for Success (Exercises 65-89)

Chapter VI: Statutes with Legislative History (Exercises 90-100)

Chapter VII: Written Sample Answers with Annotations