Thursday, December 13, 2007

Legal-writing quiz 20

19. Legal-writing teachers generally agree that writers should not present authority to readers in a piece-meal fashion. Instead, writers should group related authorities together, reconcile them as much as possible, and draw from them principles, themes, or general rules. Legal-writing teachers have a name for this process. What is it?

Answer: synthesis (congratulations to Bobbie)

20. In 2002, University of Houston law professor David Crump wrote a law-review article and sent it to every legal-writing teacher in the United States. What was the name of the article?

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