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The elements of legal style

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This edition was published in by Oxford University Press in New York.

Written in English

236 pages

Inspired by Strunk and White's The Elements of Style, this book clearly (often wittily) explains the full range of what legal writers need to know: mechanics, word choice, structure, and rhetoric, as well as all the special conventions that legal writers should follow in using headings, defined terms, quotations, and many other devices. Garner also provides abundant examples from the best legal writers of yesterday and today, including Oliver Wendell Holmes, Clarence Darrow, Frank Easterbrook, and Antonin Scalia.

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2002, Oxford University Press
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1991, Oxford University Press
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The elements of legal style

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Inspired by Strunk and White's The Elements of Style, this book clearly (often wittily) explains the full range of what legal writers need to know: mechanics, word choice, structure, and rhetoric, as well as all the special conventions that legal writers should follow in using headings, defined terms, quotations, and many other devices. Garner also provides abundant examples from the best legal writers of yesterday and today, including Oliver Wendell Holmes, Clarence Darrow, Frank Easterbrook, and Antonin Scalia.

The elements of legal style

This edition was published in by Oxford University Press in New York.


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
808/.06634
Library of Congress
KF250 .G37 1991, KF250.G37 1991

The Physical Object

Pagination
xviii, 236 p. ;
Number of pages
236

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Open Library
OL1882911M
Internet Archive
elementsoflegals00garn
ISBN 10
0195058607
LC Control Number
90043710
Library Thing
12686
Goodreads
4067688

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