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Companion Website: www.aspenlawschool.com/oates_enquist

Adapted from the popular Legal Writing Handbook, this powerful guide focuses exclusively on the style, grammar, punctuation, and the mechanics of strong legal writing. With the authors’ trademark step-by-step approach, Just Writing enables students to master a skill that will contribute to their success in both law school and practice.

Proven to be effective in the classroom, the Third Edition features:

honed coverage that zeroes in on style, grammar, punctuation, and the mechanics of legal writing in a concise length and format
tips and techniques for every step of the writing process: planning, drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading
• the authors’ trademark straightforward, building-block approach
clear explanations and crafted examples
practice exercises that allow students to use specific skills covered in the text
writing for ESL students
“Quick Tips” about writing integrated throughout the text
a Glossary of Usage
a bound-in CD with practice exercises
a dedicated Teacher’s Manual, with specific teaching suggestions for each chapter in the book
• additional teaching and testing materials on a Teaching Materials Website , available to adopters

Enquist and Oates’s clarity and finely honed content make Just Writing the perfect complement to any legal writing course. New professors will especially appreciate the ample teaching support that accompanies this book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735576681
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 2/11/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 339
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: A Guide to Effective Writing

Chapter 1. Effective Writing—The Whole Paper
Chapter 2. Connections Between Paragraphs
Chapter 3. Effective Paragraphs
Chapter 4. Connections Between Sentences
Chapter 5. Effective Sentences
Chapter 6. Effective Words
Chapter 7. Eloquence

Part II: A Guide to Correct Writing

Chapter 8. Grammar
Chapter 9. Punctuation

Part III: A Guide to Legal Writing for English-as-a-Second-Language Writers

Chapter 10. Legal Writing for English-as-a-Second-Language Writers

Glossary of Usage
Index

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