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Title:
Legal writing : how to write legal briefs, memos, and other legal documents in a clear and concise style
Author:
Martinsek, Amanda.
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Publication Information:
New York : Kaplan Pub., [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
vii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction to the legal system -- Civil litigation in brief -- Criminal law in brief -- Transactional drafting -- Legal research -- Interpreting statutes and cases -- Oral and written advocacy -- The role of writing in the legal system -- Organization : form and logic -- Style : clarity, conciseness, and voice -- Mechanics : grammar -- Mechanics : punctuation -- Bullets, charts, and demonstrative aids -- Legal citation systems -- Writing in the criminal case -- Writing to confirm transactions -- Avoiding common mistakes -- Memoranda -- Pleadings -- Discovery -- Appellate writing -- Other legal writing -- Letters.
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ISBN:
9781427798435
Format :
Book

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