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Legal writing in plain English : a text with exercises

Author: Bryan A Garner
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers those in the law profession, including lawyers, judges, paralegals, and law students, advice and tools to help them improve their writing skills.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan A Garner
ISBN: 0226284174 9780226284170 0226284182 9780226284187 0226284190 9780226284194
OCLC Number: 44683394
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 227 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Principles for all legal writing --
2. Principles mainly for analytical and persuasive writing --
3. Principles mainly for legal drafting --
4. Principles for document design --
5. Methods for continued improvement --
Appendices : (A) How to punctuate --
(B) Four model documents --
key to basic exercises.
Series Title: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Responsibility: Bryan A. Garner.
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