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Title:
Clear and effective legal writing
Author:
Charrow, Veda.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Little, Brown, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
xix, 351 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + teacher's manual.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780316137546
Format :
Book

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Central Library KF250 .C45 1995 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

With examples drawn from legal writing and student papers, this guide walks students through the writing process and helps them refine their skills in exercises throughout the book. The Second Edition features a reorganized Part I, including three new chapters that help students gain proficiency in reading and analyzing legal materials so they can write more effectively. Part II includes a systematic approach to legal writing; understanding your context; getting organized; writing clearly; writing effectively; and reviewing and editing. Part III covers the process of writing a legal memorandum and an appellate court brief. This Second Edition includes two examples of memoranda, An interoffice memo and a memo of points and authority; a streamlined appendix that provides an overview of English sentence structure; and many enhanced writing exercises.


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