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Just Writing : Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (Paperback) (Anne Enquist & Laurel
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From the authors of the widely praised Legal Writing Handbook, the Fifth Edition of this comprehensive guide hones in on the basic principles of grammar, punctuation, and legal style. Clear guidance, examples, and practical advice make this a perfect companion to legal writing texts and indispensable to the process of writing and editing legal documents.
In the Fifth Edition, CasebookConnectlinks the text to a variety of online resources and materials. Expanded coverage for ESL legal writers (in the text) includes examples and discussion of how and when to apply sentence patterns frequently employed in common law legal reasoning.
Just Writing, Fifth Edition, features:
- The perfect balance of explanatory text and examples
- Tips and techniques for every step of the writing process
- Instruction for writing with precision and eloquence
- Advice on when to use legal terms or plain English
- A legal writing chapter that specifically addresses ESL legal writers
- Quick Tips and Practice Exercises—now on CasebookConnect
- A diagnostic exam for grammar and punctuation
- A helpful Glossary of Usage, offering hints on word choice
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