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Enhancing The Effectiveness Of Your Legal Writing, Jason G. Dykstra Nov 2016

Enhancing The Effectiveness Of Your Legal Writing, Jason G. Dykstra

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This article focuses on areas where busy practitioners can aspire for plain English and not only improve their writing but possibly avoid a few pitfalls. As Justice Brandeis once remarked, "There is no such thing as good writing. There is only good rewriting" So here are three areas to focus on as you rewrite: minimizing initialisms, acronyms, and defined terms; losing legal jargon and cutting clutter; and balancing legal terms and precision.


Enriching The Vocabulary Of Law: New Legal Subject Headings, Suzanne R. Graham, George Prager Nov 2012

Enriching The Vocabulary Of Law: New Legal Subject Headings, Suzanne R. Graham, George Prager

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A Definition Of Law, Hugh Evander Willis Jan 1926

A Definition Of Law, Hugh Evander Willis

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"Subject-Matter", Hugh Evander Willis Jan 1909

"Subject-Matter", Hugh Evander Willis

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