The lawyer's guide to writing well / Tom Goldstein and Jethro K. Lieberman.
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- Third edition.
- Oakland, California : University of California Press, 2016.
1 online resource (296 p.)
- Legal composition.
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- In this critically acclaimed book, Tom Goldstein and Jethro K. Lieberman demystify legal writing, outline the causes and consequences of poor writing, and prescribe easy-to-apply remedies to improve it. Reflecting changes in law practice over the past decade, this revised edition includes new sections around communicating digitally, getting to the point, and writing persuasively. It also provides an editing checklist, editing exercises with a suggested revision key, usage notes that address common errors, and reference works to further aid your writing. This straightforward guide is an invaluable tool for practicing lawyers and law students.
- Front matter
PART I. WHY LAWYERS WRITE POORLY
PART II. THE PRACTICE OF WRITING
PART III. GETTING TO THE POINT
PART IV. REVISING FOR CLARITY AND LUSTER
AN EDITING CHECKLIST
SUGGESTED REVISIONS TO EDITING EXERCISES
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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- Lieberman, Jethro K., author.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.1525/9780520963351 doi
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