Clarity for lawyers : effective legal writing (Book, 2007) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Clarity for lawyers : effective legal writing

Author: Mark Adler
Publisher: London : Law Society, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Guiding the reader through the pitfalls of legal writing, Adler explains how to prevent ambiguity and mistakes, therefore saving time and getting the message across effectively.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Adler
ISBN: 185328985X 9781853289859
OCLC Number: 122344756
Notes: Previous edition: 1990.
Description: xxii, 200 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A: What's wrong with legal writing?; B: Alternative ways to communicate; C: How to make legal writing more effective; D: The common law rules of interpretation; E: A plain language workshop.
Responsibility: Mark Adler.

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The traditional style of legal drafting has been discredited, and clear, modern English is increasingly required by law and by clients. This work explains how lawyers can increase their efficiency,  Read more...
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'All lawyers need this book ... if only to give our clients confidence in us and the legal profession generally! Adler shows us what to do to erase the gobbledegook, and he gets full marks for it. Read more...

 
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A BETTER LIFE WITH ADLER'S PLAIN ENGLISH

by PhillipTaylor (WorldCat user published 2008-10-19) Excellent Permalink

Please tell all lawyers that they need this book...if only to give our clients confidence in us and...
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