The Lawyer S Guide To Writing Well

Author: Tom Goldstein
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520288432
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This best-selling book outlines the causes and consequences of bad legal writing and prescribes straightforward, easy-to-apply remedies that will make your writing readable.

Thinking Like A Writer

Author: Stephen V. Armstrong
Publisher: Practising Law Inst
ISBN: 9781402411281
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A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing Stephen V. Armstrong, Timothy
P. Terrell. __ _ ___ . ... True, some lawyers can mangle even a simple letter, and
some types of legal drafting—commercial contracts, regulations, and the like—
are afflicted by archaic conventions that force even good writers to write badly. ...
Every year, law schools graduate thousands of smart, literate new lawyers who,
by all the criteria they faced during their education, write decently, perhaps even

Law And Literature

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"Should be in the office of every lawyer." — William Safire, New York Times
Magazine THE lawyer's GUIDE TO WRITING WELL "This may be the most
underappreciated legal-writing text in the country. This gem of a book is snappy,
informative, and interlaced with some of the most memorable quotes to be found
anywhere." — Scott P. Stolley, The Defense "The book's authors provide straight-
to- the-heart advice for lawyers who want to face the music and turn over a new
leaf in their ...

The Lawyer S Guide To Elder Injury And Accident Compensation

Author: James T. O'Reilly
Publisher: Senior Lawyers Division American Bar Association
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For further guidance, lawyers can attend writing workshops offered by various bar
associations, or turn to any of a number of good legal writing guides on the
market. See, e.g., Carl Felsenfeld & Alan Siegel, Writing Contracts in Plain
English (1981); David Mel- linkoff, Legal Writing: Sense and Nonsense (1982);
Tom Goldstein &: Jethro K. Lieberman, The Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well (1989)
. 22. The lawyer has a continuing duty to keep the client informed, and most
communication ...

The Business Of Law

Author: Larry Smith
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
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Gertrude Block, Effective Legal Writing: For Law Students and Lawyers.
Foundation Press, 1986. Veda R. Charrow and Myra K. Erhardt, Clear and
Effective Legal Writing. Little, Brown and Co., 1986. Bryan A. Garner, A Dictionary
of Modern Legal Usage. Oxford University Press, 1987. Bryan A. Garner, The
Elements of Legal Style. Oxford University Press, 1991. Tom Goldstein and
Jethro K. Lieberman, The Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well McGraw Hill, 1989. C.
Edward Good, Mightier ...

Columbia Law Review

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THE LURE OF THE LAW, by Richard W. Moll. New York: Penguin Books, 1991.
Pp. 222. $9.95. Richard Moll, perhaps best known for his popular guide to public
colleges and universities, The Public Ivys, has now written a book ostensibly to
answer the question that recurs throughout his first chapter: “So, why do so many
responsible, respectable, thinking people want to be lawyers?” The book is a
collection of interviews with four groups of people: law students, those who have

Professional Writing For Lawyers

Author: Margaret Z. Johns
ISBN: 9780890898048
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Use base verbs As Richard Wydick explains in Plain English for Lawyers, "At its
core, the law is not abstract. It is part of a real world full of people who live and
move and do things to other people. Car drivers collide. Plaintiffs complain.
Judges decide. Defendants pay."1 To convey this liveliness, Wydick urges
lawyers to use verbs in their 1. Tom Goldstein & Jethro K. Lieberman, The
Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well 165 (1989). 2. Richard C. Wydick, Plain English
for Lawyers 25 (4th ed.

For The Defense

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Legal Writing in Plain English (Univ. of Chicago 200 1 ). Garner's latest book is
reminiscent of the workbooks distributed at his popular CLE seminars. He
provides succinct, affirmative principles to unlock the handcuffs that thwart most
legal writers. Each principle is followed by practical exercises to educate the
reader. • The Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well (McGraw-Hill 1989) by Tom
Goldstein & Jethro K. Lieberman. This may be the most underappreciated legal-
writing text in the ...