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The Resource The science behind the art of legal writing, Catherine J. Cameron, Lance N. Long

The science behind the art of legal writing, Catherine J. Cameron, Lance N. Long

Label
The science behind the art of legal writing
Title
The science behind the art of legal writing
Statement of responsibility
Catherine J. Cameron, Lance N. Long
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cameron, Catherine J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Long, Lance N.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legal composition
  • Legal research
  • Law
  • Law
  • Legal composition
  • Legal research
Label
The science behind the art of legal writing, Catherine J. Cameron, Lance N. Long
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why apply science to writing? -- Some caveats on science applied to writing -- Introduction to legal documents -- A word about legal research and outlining -- Deductive and inductive reasoning -- Which type of legal reasoning works best? -- Does format matter? -- Does correct grammar matter? -- Why is passive voice so hated? -- Readability and plain language -- Narrative -- Macro-organization of legal analysis -- Introductions, transitions, and conclusions -- Micro-organization of legal analysis -- What legal readers read and what they don't read -- Citation : does anybody really care? -- How do you persuade in legal writing? -- Do intensifiers really intensify? -- Is less more? -- Learning legal writing -- Are bad writers bad lawyers? -- The top ten takeaways from The science behind the art of legal writing
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xi, 152 pages
Isbn
9781531007744
Lccn
2019002802
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1084620893
Label
The science behind the art of legal writing, Catherine J. Cameron, Lance N. Long
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why apply science to writing? -- Some caveats on science applied to writing -- Introduction to legal documents -- A word about legal research and outlining -- Deductive and inductive reasoning -- Which type of legal reasoning works best? -- Does format matter? -- Does correct grammar matter? -- Why is passive voice so hated? -- Readability and plain language -- Narrative -- Macro-organization of legal analysis -- Introductions, transitions, and conclusions -- Micro-organization of legal analysis -- What legal readers read and what they don't read -- Citation : does anybody really care? -- How do you persuade in legal writing? -- Do intensifiers really intensify? -- Is less more? -- Learning legal writing -- Are bad writers bad lawyers? -- The top ten takeaways from The science behind the art of legal writing
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xi, 152 pages
Isbn
9781531007744
Lccn
2019002802
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1084620893

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