Plain English for lawyers

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Carolina Academic Press, Dec 1, 1985 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 117 pages
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This second edition text continues to stress the basic techniques of good writing. There are additional examples from briefs, statutes, and opinions. Also included are practice exercises and a teacher's manual. All of the exercises have been written to help the user avoid ambiguity, redundancy, "lawyerisms", and prolixity.

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Contents

ONE Why Plain English
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THREE Use Base Verbs
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FIVE Use Short Sentences
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