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Point Taken

Author : Ross Guberman
ISBN : 9780190268589
Genre : Legal briefs
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In Point Taken, Ross Guberman delves into the work of the best judicial opinion-writers and offers a step-by-step method based on practical and provocative examples. Featuring numerous cases and opinions from 34 esteemed judges - from Learned Hand to Antonin Scalia - Point Taken, explores what it takes to turn "great judicial writing" into "great writing". Guberman provides a system for crafting effective and efficient openings to set the stage, covering the pros and cons of whether to resolve legal issues up front and whether to sacrifice taut syllogistic openings in the name of richness and nuance. Guberman offers strategies for pruning clutter, adding background, emphasizing key points, adopting a narrative voice, and guiding the reader through visual cues. The structure and flow of the legal analysis is targeted through a host of techniques for organizing the discussion at the macro level, using headings, marshaling authorities, including or avoiding footnotes, and finessing transitions. Guberman shares his style "Must Haves", a bounty of edits at the word and sentence level that add punch and interest, and that make opinions more vivid, varied, confident, and enjoyable. He also outlines his style "Nice to Haves", metaphors, similes, examples, analogies, allusions, and rhetorical figures. Finally, he addresses the thorny problem of dissents, extracting the best practices for dissents based on facts, doctrine, or policy. The appendix provides a helpful checklist of practice pointers along with biographies of the 34 featured judges.
Category: Legal briefs

Point Taken

Author : Elizabeth Penfield
ISBN : 0321117409
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 49.4 MB
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This thematic reader provides 60 short, contemporary, and engaging readings to help students develop analytical reading and writing skills. Brief, accessible readings--ranging from personal topics such as >169>Identity” and “Relationships,” to broader categories like “Work” and “Pop Culture,” --engage readers and encourage critical reading and analytical discussions. The text is organized around 10 contemporary topics, each illustrated by a diverse selection of essays, as well as non-traditional sources including letters to the editor, articles from a college newspaper, travel writing, and dictionary entries. Individuals who want to improve their critical reading skills and learn to shape their writing for different audiences and media.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Usefullness Of Mathematical Learning

Author : Isaac Barrow
ISBN : 9781317845546
Genre : Education
File Size : 55.38 MB
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First published in 1970. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Education

Olympiad Champs Mathematics Class 10 With 5 Mock Online Olympiad Tests

Author : Disha Experts
ISBN : 9789386146182
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OLYMPIADS Champs Class 10 Mathematics is an attempt to guide and prepare students for National level Olympiad examinations. The book will not only prepare the students for these examinations but will also help in developing a good aptitude and problem solving skills. The book covers the Scholastic part – Mathematics which provides a Quick concept review to the students. • Each chapter of the book provides two levels of Exercises based on the level of difficulty. The Exercise 1 contains Simple MCQs and Exercise 2 contains exhaustive verities of questions i.e. Matching based MCQs, Statement based MCQs, Multiple answer based MCQs, Passage based MCQs, Graph based MCQs etc. The detailed solutions to the MCQ's are provided at the end of each chapter. • At the end of the book, there is Practice Question bank containing large verities of important questions covering all the topics of the Syllabus with detailed solutions. • 5 Online Mock Test papers based on different National level Olympiad exams are provided which help to the students to recall their knowledge. • This book will really prove to be an asset for Class 10 students as they hardly find any material which can help them in not only mastering the Olympiads but also help them in building a strong foundation.

Records Of North American Big Game

Author : Boone and Crockett Club
ISBN : 0940864517
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 76.91 MB
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This is the one collectors of big game hunting books have been waiting for! Records of North American Big Game is a one-of-a-kind big game records book that lives up to its longstanding reputation as "The Book" of native North American big game trophies. In its twelfth edition since the original book was published nearly seventy-five years ago, this latest edition has over 800-pages filled with valuable information for today''s hunters, outdoorsmen, and game managers. A total of thirty-eight different categories of North American big game are recognized and, as a testament to the success of today''s conservation and big game management efforts, a record-setting twelve new World''s Records are featured in this edition. Photographs and the stories behind these new World''s Records are included along with the photographs and stories about the other twenty-six World''s Records that the Club currently recognizes. New to this edition is a focus on showing as many of top-scoring trophies dating back to 1932 as possible. We''ve raided the Club''s records-keeping archives and found hundreds of photographs of top-scoring trophies that haven''t been published for decades. Before each category''s trophy list, readers will be delighted to view these photographs from history and track their individual measurements in the listings that follow. The Boone and Crockett Club has also put together an image-packed CD-ROM that includes desktop pictures featuring the top trophies, screen savers, downloadable score charts and more. Along with the detailed listing of over 22,000 trophies ranked by their all-time scores, this book also includes eight chapters by some of today''s most popular outdoor writers including Bob Robb, Gordon Whittington, Wayne Van Zwoll, and Jim Shockey. Hunters who pick up this book will enjoy reading about memorable hunting experiences, why and how antlers grow, along with chapters about the Sagamore Hill Award (the highest award given by B&C), the National Collection of Heads and Horns, and more. Records of North American Big Game is much more than a book of records-keeping statistics, it is a history book of big game animals in North America. Informative chapters, hunting stories, and hundreds of portrait and field photographs make this book an exceptional resource for hunters and sportsmen and provides hours of reading enjoyment.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Random And Quasi Random Point Sets

Author : Peter Hellekalek
ISBN : 0387985549
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 77.63 MB
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These topics are of theoretical and applied interest in mathematics and statistics. There are applications to mathematical finance, cryptology, and applied statistics. This research-level monograph surveys the theoretical and applied aspects.
Category: Mathematics

Three Tree Point

Author : Doug Shadel
ISBN : 9781439640104
Genre : Photography
File Size : 39.91 MB
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Three Tree Point is a prominent peninsula on the eastern shore of Puget Sound about 14 miles south of Seattle. Its name came from three massive fir trees that stood on the north side of the point at the beginning of the 20th century. The area remained largely undeveloped until 1903 when the Three Tree Point Company began marketing the community as a place to build summer homes. Seattle’s business elite built houses at the point to take advantage of the beach lifestyle for which it has become known. Over the years, Three Tree Point and its 2.5 miles of waterfront emerged as one of the Northwest’s most unique residential communities. Its history is a diverse mixture of family life, unusual characters, Fourth of July celebrations, shipwrecks, fishing derbies, and storytelling.
Category: Photography

Mayor Of Macon S Point

Author : Inglath Cooper
ISBN : 9781460314180
Genre : Fiction
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A TOWN AT RISK Macon’s Point mayor Annie McCabe loves her small community. Ever since she took over her ex-husband’s political term, she’s worked tirelessly for the people she has grown to care about. Now the town’s main employer, Corbin Manufacturing, is on the chopping block, and Annie must convince Jack Corbin to keep the company in business. It’s clear to Annie that Jack is just here to wrap things up and move on. After years of making concessions to her ex, Annie is not about to let another man walk all over her—especially with the future of Macon’s Point at stake. But Jack is not the heartless, hard-nosed businessman she expected. He makes her laugh. He cares about her small son the way her ex never did. Can Annie make Jack see the true value of his hometown…and its mayor?
Category: Fiction

Brief Points

Author : Ross H. MacKenzie
ISBN : 9781612511788
Genre : History
File Size : 53.79 MB
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The Naval Academy's culture is a unique and sometimes baffling phenomenon to the outside world, but with this newly updated guide in hand relatives and friends of midshipmen will find answers to all the questions they might have about Academy life. Since it was first published more than a decade ago, parents have relied on the almanac for insights into their sons' and daughters' experiences at Annapolis. Now the son of the original author has taken on the responsibility of bringing the popular reference up to date. An Academy graduate, active duty naval officer, and former English instructor at the Academy, the younger Mackenzie makes full use of his intimate knowledge of Annapolis to fill in the gaps. Along with the latest facts on car ownership, dating policies, athletic requirements, and disciplinary demands, you'll now find a useful guide to Internet resources. A midshipman profile and a dictionary of "Midspeak" completes the picture in a book whose title recalls the midshipmen's own manual, Reef Points, but extends its concept for outsiders seeking practical information about the Academy, the Navy, and Annapolis. Prospective applicants, graduates, newcomers to the USNA staff, and visitors seeking a memento will also be attracted to this useful guide.
Category: History