Legal Research Writing

How can legal research be applied to assist a legal researcher in creating a memorandum of law? Why is legal research critical to the creation of a proper memorandum of law? What are some of the pitfalls a legal researcher should avoid when preparing a memorandum of law?

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I need a letter

I need a letter written to cancellation of a Pre Need contract agreement for Estella Clark (Williams) at the funeral home Phillip & Wiley Mortuary, Inc. 310 State Road 26, Melrose, Florida 32666. Bernard Phillip II, Owner/President. The agreement signed on August 8th, 2018. I’m requesting for refund of $8,700.00 I would like to revoke the PreNeed agreement (contract) and refund the amount paid to Phillip & Wiley Mortuary, Inc. on August 8, 2018. the address Estella Clark (Williams) 4527 East University Avenue Gainesville, Florida 32641

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[SOLVED] Legal and Academic Writing

The goal of legal writing is to communicate information about the law clearly. The type of communication can affect the style of how the information is communicated. Legal professionals communicate with clients and other members of their legal team and profession through different forms of writing, such as client letters, legal memoranda, or e-mail. You are asked to prepare a short office memo that provides an explanation of how legal writing differs from academic writing. In this memo, you should also identify the main types of legal writing, including a brief description of the purpose of each type of writing. For this course, we will be using the Bluebook style for formatting and legal citation. There are resources included in this week’s readings to introduce you to how to format citations for specific types of reference sources. Length: 1-2 pages, formatted as an office memo, with reference sources cited References: Include a minimum of three scholarly resources. Your memo should demonstrate an understanding of the different types of legal writing, as well as the differences between legal writing and academic writing. Your response should reflect graduate-level writing and BLUEBOOK standards for formatting and citation. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy. Upload your document and click the Submit to Dropbox button.

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[SOLVED] Civil Engagement Project 

Topic 1: listen to a 2019 or 2020 Supreme Court oral argument online. Case: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/2019/19-635_g3bh.pdf Questions that need to be answered:  Case name:  Central issue:  Key Argument by attorney’s: Key questions by justices: How long did it last?: How much time was used by attorney’s?: How much time was used by the Justices:? Do you think you could tell whether judges were supportive or skeptical of the arguments being advanced by the attorney’s? What were most interesting lines of questioning you heard?  What did you learn about the court and oral arguments by viewing?

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[SOLVED] Immigration Law

This week we are learning about the complexities surrounding Asylum law. In order for asylum to be permitted, the persecution claimed by the applicant must be based on one of the five protected grounds (race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion). Claiming persecution based on membership in a social group or based on political opinion can be quite tricky, but is quite popular. Mexico: Record numbers of Mexican nationals are coming to the U.S. border, seeking asylum based on the pervasive gang and drug cartel violence in Mexico. Remember that in order to be granted asylum, the claim of persecution must be based on race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group. The “persecution” must be inflicted by the government or by individual(s) the government is not able or is unwilling to provide protection from. While there may be a legitimate argument that the Mexican government is unable to adequately protect its citizens from gang violence, the persecution nonetheless MUST be based on one of the five grounds. In your forum post this week, please answer the following questions: Should we grant asylum for those who are fleeing from the violence and instability in their home country? When does the violence reach a level that reaches the protection of asylum? Who sets the threshold? Based on the above, what protected ground of asylum could these Mexican nationals claim they fit under? Explain the law. What do immigration officials do when an alien comes to a port of entry claiming fear of returning to their home country? What should they do when an alien is encountered within the U.S. and when questioned, claims fear of returning to their home country? Finally, do you feel the recent claims from Mexico undermine legitimate asylum claims from other countries?

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[SOLVED] Paula Plaintiff’s Really Bad

n this assignment, you’ll need to decide whether Paula Plaintiff has any legal claims arising from a series of unfortunate events. After reading the scenario, answer the questions that follow, making sure to fully explain the basis of your decision. Paula Plaintiff is shopping at her favorite store, Cash Mart. She is looking for a new laptop, but she can’t find one she likes. Then, realizing that she is going to be late for an appointment, she attempts to leave the store, walking very fast. However, before she can leave, she is stopped by a security guard who accuses her of shoplifting. Paula, who has taken nothing, denies any wrong doing. The officer insists and takes Paula to a small room in the back of the store. The guard tells Paula that if she attempts to leave the room she will be arrested and sent to jail. At this point, the guard leaves the room. Paula is scared and waits in the room for over an hour until the manager comes in and apologizes and tells Paula that she is free to go. About this same time, Geoffrey Golfer is hitting golf balls in his backyard. Geoffrey decides to break out his new driver and hits a golf ball out of his backyard into the Cash Mart parking lot. The golf ball hits Paula Plaintiff on the head and knocks her unconscious just as she is leaving the store. What types of legal claims could Paula make against Cash Mart and Geoffrey? Consider the following: What are the possible tort claims that Paula can make against Cash Mart? Discuss the elements of the claim and how those elements relate to the facts in the scenario. Was Geoffrey negligent when he hit the golf ball that injured Paula? Discuss the elements of negligence and use facts from the scenario to support your decision. If Paula files a negligence claim against Geoffrey will she file in civil court or criminal court? Explain the difference between civil court and criminal court.

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[SOLVED] Reflective and Substantive Contribution

In chapter 1, there is a quote, “Economists would say that bits, unless controlled somehow, tend to be non-exclusive (once a few people have them, it is hard to keep them from others) and nonrivalrous (when someone gets them from me, I don’t have any less). In a letter he wrote about the nature of ideas, Thomas Jefferson eloquently stated both properties. If nature has made any one thing less susceptible than all others of exclusive property, it is the action of the thinking power called an idea, which an individual may exclusively possess as long as he keeps it to himself; but the moment it is divulged, it forces itself into the possession of every one, and the receiver cannot dispossess himself of it. Its peculiar character, too, is that no one possesses the less, because every other possesses the whole of it.” Do you agree or disagree with the quote? Use an example, like another quote, to explain your point of view. To gain all the points: Posts well developed assignment that fully addresses and develops all aspects of the task. Demonstrates analysis of others’ posts; extends meaningful discussion by building on previous posts. Posts factually correct, reflective and substantive contribution; advances discussion. Uses references to literature, readings, or personal experience to support comments. Contributes to discussion with clear, concise comments formatted in an easy to ready style that is free of grammatical or spelling errors.

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[SOLVED] Operation Geronimo

Persuasive Essay: Operation Geronimo. Use your time to develop a deep understanding of your topic to fully explain your stance on the topic. You are required to give an in depth introduction of your topic. Provide transitional sentences from one topic to the next. Then develop the body of the paper fully using no less than 3 full pages and no more than 5 pages, this does not include the APA format title and references page. Finally, provide a summative conclusion. Provide a minimum of two references for your references page. In-text citations are required for all cited resources and references Ensure you use Times New Roman 12 point font and the current APA Writing Style. (Include title page, runners and headers with page numbers.) Choose one of these two sides to persuade your reader: (1) “President Obama had the legal authority to order Operation Geronimo and to execute the plan”; or, (2) “President Obama did not have the legal authority to order Operation Geronimo and to execute the plan”.

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[SOLVED] Legal Memo

All citations should be Blue Book citations In the previous week, you conducted legal research for Peggy Peridot’s possible employment discrimination case. For this week’s assignment, you will use the results of that research to draft a legal memorandum for your supervising attorney, Lana Lapis. You wrote a short legal memo for Week 4. This memo involves a more substantial issue to analyze and should follow the general legal memorandum format. Your memo should include the following sections: heading (who it is to and from, as well as a subject line identifying the client), question presented, brief answer, facts, discussion/analysis, and conclusion. It will take careful thought to consider how to appropriately organize the information for your discussion/analysis section. This memo will be a first draft of the Signature Assignment; please note that you will receive a separate grade for this draft. Be sure to use proper legal citation format, as well as ensure that your citations are still “good law.” Length: 5-6 pages References: Include a minimum of five legal resources, using at least one (1) secondary source, and four (4) primary sources. Your proposal should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect graduate-level writing and Bluebook standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy. Upload your document and click the Submit to Dropbox button.

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[SOLVED] Exclusionary Rule

Provide a clear definition of the exclusionary rule. Describe how the exclusionary rule might influence the behavior of police officers, detectives, and prosecutors. Recall the scenario in last week’s discussion. Assume that Chip told police that he stashed the bodies but was only doing what Bob, the owner, told him to do. If he revealed this information under questioning, but without having been given his Miranda rights, how would that impact the case? Do you think it is more important for judges to always enforce the exclusionary rule, or should exceptions be made so that violent criminals are not set free despite being guilty? Explain your reasoning. LAST WEEK: Bob Helmsley is a respected community leader and the owner of the Helmsley Crematorium in Amarillo, Texas, that services Texas, Southern Oklahoma, and the northwest region of New Mexico. He is the former coroner in Potter County, Texas, and his wife Susan is a respected member in the community. Susan is the bookkeeper at the crematorium, but neither she nor Bob have any day-to-day contact with business operations, which is currently run by Chip, a long-time family friend and business partner. An anonymous tip on three separate occasions was reported to the Potter County Sheriff’s Department that skeletal remains were seen on the Helmsley property; however, when investigated by the authorities, nothing ever resulted. One day, an unannounced but routine inspection by the Texas Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers revealed a shed stacked with human bodies and an open grave with bodies scattered about the property. There were so many bodies; a federal disaster team was dispatched to aid the state in identifying the remains. Bob, Susan, and Chip were arrested, and ultimately, the investigators discovered four hundred uncremated bodies.

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