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The elements of legal style

by Bryan A. Garner

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Legal composition,
    • Law -- United States -- Language,
    • Law -- United States -- Methodology

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementBryan A. Garner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF250 .G37 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3955120M
      ISBN 100195141628
      LC Control Number2001055476

      The Elements of Legal Style, 2nd Edition is written for lawyers, law students, judges, and their law clerks--and for anyone who writes in and about the law. With broad experience as a practitioner, academic, and writing consultant, Bryan Garner knows firsthand where legal writing so often goes wrong, and he pays particular attention to these Book Edition: 2nd "The Elements of Legal Style" offers authoritative, down-to-earth and often witty advice on a broad array of writing concerns, from basic grammatical rules to enhancing clarity, force, and persuasiveness. It is written for lawyers, law students, judges, and law clerks.

      AP Stylebook, also known by its full name The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, is an English grammar style and usage guide created by American journalists working for or connected with the Associated Press to standardize mass communication. Although it is sold as a guide for reporters, it has become the leading reference for most forms of public-facing corporate Genre: Journalism reference. Download the for The elements of legal style; Books for people who don't read print? The Internet Archive is proud to be distributing over 1 million books free in a format called DAISY, designed for those of us who find it challenging to use regular printed media.. There are two types of DAISYs on Open Library: open and DAISYs can be read by anyone in the world on many.

        The Elements of Style' is widely considered America's most beloved grammar book. This is the most trusted writer's guide to English-this is the book that generations of writers have relied upon for timeless advice on grammar, diction, syntax, sentence construction, and other writing : Pearson. Download Free The Elements of Legal Style [Hardcover] Download from mediafire, rapishare, and mirror link With expanded coverage in this new edition, The Elements of Legal Style features additional sections, many more examples, and a thoroughly researched appendix that contains 80 major statements on prose style--what it is and how to attain it.


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The Elements of Style Strunk, W., Jr. and White, E.B. CONTENTS This book is intended for use in English courses in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature.

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Reviews of the The Elements of Legal Style.is a platform for academics to share research papers.History. Cornell University English professor William Strunk Jr.

wrote The Elements of Style in and privately published it infor use at the university. (Harcourt republished it in page format in ) He and editor Edward A.

Tenney later revised it for publication as The Elements and Practice of Composition (). In the style guide reached the attention of E.B. White at Author: William Strunk Jr. (/), and E. B. White .