The Resource The lawyer's guide to writing well, Tom Goldstein, Jethro K. Lieberman, (electronic book)

The lawyer's guide to writing well, Tom Goldstein, Jethro K. Lieberman, (electronic book)

Label
The lawyer's guide to writing well
Title
The lawyer's guide to writing well
Statement of responsibility
Tom Goldstein, Jethro K. Lieberman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This eminently practical volume demystifies legal writing, outlines the causes and consequences of bad writing, and prescribes straightforward, easy-to-apply remedies that will make your writing readable. Complete with usage notes that address lawyers' most common errors, this well-organized book is both an invaluable tool for practicing lawyers and a sensible grounding for law students. This much-revised second edition contains a set of editing exercises (and a suggested revision key with explanations) to test your skill. This book is a definitive guide to becoming a better writer-and a bette
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Goldstein, Tom
Dewey number
808/.06634
Index
index present
LC call number
KF250
LC item number
.G65 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Lieberman, Jethro K.
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Legal composition
Label
The lawyer's guide to writing well, Tom Goldstein, Jethro K. Lieberman, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Does bad writing really matter? -- Don't make it like it was -- Ten steps to writing -- Of dawdlers and scrawlers, pacers, and plungers : getting started and overcoming blocks -- The mechanics of getting it down : from quill pens to computers -- Lessons from a writing audit -- Lawyers as publishers : words are their product -- Writing the lead -- Form, structure, and organization -- Wrong words, long sentences, and other mister meaners -- Revising your prose -- Making your writing memorable
Control code
ebr10676185
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 276 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The lawyer's guide to writing well, Tom Goldstein, Jethro K. Lieberman, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Does bad writing really matter? -- Don't make it like it was -- Ten steps to writing -- Of dawdlers and scrawlers, pacers, and plungers : getting started and overcoming blocks -- The mechanics of getting it down : from quill pens to computers -- Lessons from a writing audit -- Lawyers as publishers : words are their product -- Writing the lead -- Form, structure, and organization -- Wrong words, long sentences, and other mister meaners -- Revising your prose -- Making your writing memorable
Control code
ebr10676185
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 276 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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