ISBN-10:
1454885181
ISBN-13:
9781454885184
Pub. Date:
02/24/2017
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Aspen Handbook for Legal Writers: A Practical Reference / Edition 4

Aspen Handbook for Legal Writers: A Practical Reference / Edition 4

by Deborah E. Bouchoux
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ISBN-13: 9781454885184
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 02/24/2017
Series: Aspen Coursebook Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 260,179
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contentsxi
Forewordxxi
Help for Writersxxiii
Acknowledgmentsxxv
Section 1The Mechanics of Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling1
Chapter 1Grammar3
Chapter 2Punctuation29
Chapter 3Spelling51
Section 2Features of Effective Legal Writing and Organization69
Chapter 4Features of Effective Legal Writing71
Chapter 5Organization and the Writing Process109
Section 3Legal Documents, Legal Conventions, and Common Legal Writing Blunders119
Chapter 6Legal Correspondence121
Chapter 7Legal Memoranda143
Chapter 8Legal Briefs157
Chapter 9Pleadings and Transactional Documents177
Chapter 10Legal Conventions and Legal Writing Blunders195
Section 4Postwriting Steps and Document Design203
Chapter 11Postwriting Steps205
Chapter 12Document Design213
Appendix ACitation Form221
Appendix BEnglish as a Second Language235
Appendix CSample Appellate Court Brief245
Appendix DAnswer Keys to Challenges265
Appendix EGlossary of Terms277
Appendix FGlossary of Usage283
Index297

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