9780890899946

Plain English for Lawyers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780890899946

  • ISBN10:

    0890899940

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-01-01
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Pr
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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Why Plain English?p. 3
Omit Surplus Wordsp. 9
Use Base Verbs, Not Nominalizationsp. 25
Prefer the Active Voicep. 29
Use Short Sentencesp. 35
Arrange Your Words with Carep. 43
Choose Your Words with Carep. 57
Avoid Language Quirksp. 73
Punctuate Carefullyp. 85
Reader's Exercise Keyp. 117
Additional Exercisesp. 133
Index and Lawyer's World Guidep. 165
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