Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer, Second Edition / Edition 2

Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Anne Enquist, Laurel Currie Oates
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735549559

ISBN-13: 9780735549555

Pub. Date: 03/28/2005

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

The new edition of Just Writing concentrates on the fundamentals of writing, including grammar, punctuation, and style. Concise and student-friendly, this updated paperback helps both the novice and experienced.

The authors designed their book to be efficient and effective:

  • tailored specifically for the legal writer, this complete handbook covers the
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    Overview

    The new edition of Just Writing concentrates on the fundamentals of writing, including grammar, punctuation, and style. Concise and student-friendly, this updated paperback helps both the novice and experienced.

    The authors designed their book to be efficient and effective:

  • tailored specifically for the legal writer, this complete handbook covers the full range of principles of good legal writing, including style, grammar, punctuation, and other mechanics of writing
  • short length and focused content make Just Writing an appropriate supplemental text for any legal writing course
  • presents tips and techniques for every step of the writing process, including planning, drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading
  • adapted from The Legal Writing Handbook the highly praised text from Oates, Enquist, and Kunsch
  • clear explanations and excellent examples help students grasp concepts quickly and easily
  • an excellent chapter on Legal Writing for English-as-a-Second-Language Writers addresses the special needs of these students
  • a glossary of usage gives helpful hints on word choice

    Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer, Second Edition, now offers:

  • practice exercises, included on a separate CD with the book, help students build specific skills as they are discussed
  • the same structure and coverage that was so popular in the first edition, polished and refined in light of class experience

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735549555
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    03/28/2005
    Edition description:
    2ND BK&CDR
    Pages:
    339
    Product dimensions:
    6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

    Table of Contents

    Ch. 1Effective writing - the whole paper7
    Ch. 2Connections between paragraphs25
    Ch. 3Effective paragraphs33
    Ch. 4Connections between sentences55
    Ch. 5Effective sentences73
    Ch. 6Effective words105
    Ch. 7Eloquence159
    Ch. 8Grammar177
    Ch. 9Punctuation227
    Ch. 10Legal writing for English-as-a-second-language writers283

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