Manual on usage, style & editing
Texas Law Review Association, Sep 1, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 90 pages
Intended to be a concise set of generally accepted guidelines useful for alerting writers and editors to potential problems in the context of formal legal writing.
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