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Just Writing Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer

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ISBN-10: 0735549559

ISBN-13: 9780735549555

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Anne Enquist, Laurel Currie Oates

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Book details

List price: $51.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 3/16/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 339
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
A Guide to Effective Writing
Effective Writing--The Whole Paper
The Psychology of Writing
Outlines, Writing Plans, and Ordered Lists
Drafting the Document
Revising
Editing
Proofreading
Myths About Writing
Connections Between Paragraphs
Headings
Roadmaps and Signposts
Effective Paragraphs
The Function of a Paragraph
Paragraph Patterns
Unity and Coherence in Paragraphs
Paragraph Length
Topic and Concluding Sentences
Paragraph Blocks
Connections Between Sentences
Generic Transitions
Orienting Transitions
Substantive Transitions
Effective Sentences
Active and Passive Voice
Concrete Subjects
Action Verbs
Distance Between Subjects and Verbs
Sentence Length
Emphasis
Effective Words
Diction and Precision
Conciseness
Plain English v. Legalese
Gender-neutral Language
Bias-free Language
Eloquence
Purple Prose
Common Features of Eloquent Writing
A Guide to Correct Writing
Grammar
Basic Sentence Grammar
Fragments
Verb Tense and Mood
Agreement
Pronoun Reference
Modifiers
Parallelism
Punctuation
The Comma
The Semicolon
The Colon
The Apostrophe
Other Marks of Punctuation
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
A Guide to Legal Writing for English-as-a-Second-Language Writers
Legal Writing for English-as-a-Second-Language Writers
Grammar Rules for Non-Native Speakers of English
Rhetorical Preferences in Writing
Glossary of Usage
Index