Effective legal writing: a style book for law students and lawyers

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Foundation Press, 1983 - Law - 212 pages
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Contents

Chapter One Grammar and Meaning
1
Punctuation of Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Relative Glauses
2
Case of the Relative Pronoun WhoWhom
4
Case of Personal Pronouns IMe HeHim SheHer They Them
7
The Dangling Modifier
8
Squinting Modifiers and Split Infinitives
9
Sentence Fragments
10
RunOn Sentences
11
Use Concrete Language
34
Keep Your Sentences Clear
35
B Pitfalls to Avoid
38
The Long WindUp
40
Metaphorosis
41
Impossible Comparisons
42
Vague Referents
43
Expletives
45

The SemiColonComma Choice
12
The Colon
13
Number Errors
15
The Extra That Other Redundancies and Some Deletions
17
Count and Noncount Nouns
19
Chapter Two Legal Style
21
A Techniques to Use
22
Make Lists
24
Choose Connectors Carefully
28
Match Nouns and Verbs
31
Prefer the Active Voice
32
Problem Words
46
b Words With More Than One Meaning
47
Vague and Vogue Words
49
Chapter Three Organization
59
Chapter Four Case Analysis and Argumentation
82
Chapter Five Expository Techniques
128
Chapter Six Problems and Answers for Writing Practice
140
Appendix
169
Index
207
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