skip to content
Writing for the legal audience Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Writing for the legal audience

Author: Wayne Schiess
Publisher: Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
First published in 2003, Writing for the Legal Audience guides lawyers, paralegals, and law students through sensible, practical advice for writing to a dozen legal audiences, from supervisors to appellate judges and from clients to opposing counsel. Each chapter focuses on a different audience for legal writing and presents three concrete recommendations for satisfying that audience. The recommendations are amply  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Schiess
ISBN: 9781611633917 1611633915
OCLC Number: 855779356
Description: x, 137 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Audience --
Writing to the prospective employer --
Writing to the supervisor --
Writing to the e-mail recipient --
Writing to the client --
Writing to opposing counsel --
Writing to the mediator --
Writing to the trial judge --
Writing to the appellate judge --
Writing to the consumer --
Drafting for the transactional lawyer --
Writing for the citizen --
Writing for the screen reader --
A word about citation.
Responsibility: Wayne Schiess.

Abstract:

First published in 2003, Writing for the Legal Audience guides lawyers, paralegals, and law students through sensible, practical advice for writing to a dozen legal audiences, from supervisors to appellate judges and from clients to opposing counsel. Each chapter focuses on a different audience for legal writing and presents three concrete recommendations for satisfying that audience. The recommendations are amply supported with explanations, references to the leading experts, and numerous before-and-after examples. The second edition, is thoroughly revised, with new tips, new examples, and up-to-date advice for producing clear, readable, effective legal writing. In addition, Schiess has added a new chapter, "Writing for the Screen Reader," that offers advice for preparing legal documents aimed at readers who will encounter the text electronically on a computer, tablet, or handheld device. -- Provided by publisher.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/855779356> # Writing for the legal audience
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "855779356" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ncu> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/808.06634/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/KF250> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/995444> ; # Legal composition
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/9532843> ; # Wayne Schiess
   schema:bookEdition "Second edition." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:datePublished "2014" ;
   schema:description "Audience -- Writing to the prospective employer -- Writing to the supervisor -- Writing to the e-mail recipient -- Writing to the client -- Writing to opposing counsel -- Writing to the mediator -- Writing to the trial judge -- Writing to the appellate judge -- Writing to the consumer -- Drafting for the transactional lawyer -- Writing for the citizen -- Writing for the screen reader -- A word about citation."@en ;
   schema:description "First published in 2003, Writing for the Legal Audience guides lawyers, paralegals, and law students through sensible, practical advice for writing to a dozen legal audiences, from supervisors to appellate judges and from clients to opposing counsel. Each chapter focuses on a different audience for legal writing and presents three concrete recommendations for satisfying that audience. The recommendations are amply supported with explanations, references to the leading experts, and numerous before-and-after examples. The second edition, is thoroughly revised, with new tips, new examples, and up-to-date advice for producing clear, readable, effective legal writing. In addition, Schiess has added a new chapter, "Writing for the Screen Reader," that offers advice for preparing legal documents aimed at readers who will encounter the text electronically on a computer, tablet, or handheld device. -- Provided by publisher."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/736681> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Writing for the legal audience"@en ;
   schema:productID "855779356" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781611633917> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/855779356> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/995444> # Legal composition
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Legal composition"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/9532843> # Wayne Schiess
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1963" ;
   schema:familyName "Schiess" ;
   schema:givenName "Wayne" ;
   schema:name "Wayne Schiess" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781611633917>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1611633915" ;
   schema:isbn "9781611633917" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.