Legal Writing and Analysis in a Nutshell

Authors: Bahrych, Lynn / Merino, Jeanne / McLellan, Beth
Edition: 5th
Copyright Date: 2017
  • Publication Date: February 17th, 2017
  • ISBN: 9781634602815
  • Subject: Legal Writing
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This book provides a ten-step guide to clear, precise, and effective legal writing and analysis for both law students and experienced lawyers. It gives the keys to writing legal memoranda and briefs, organizing analysis, crafting clear and concise sentences, using legal language accurately, using grammar and punctuation properly, writing persuasively using classical rhetorical techniques. The book describes a method for analyzing and improving individual writing style includes a sample analysis. It also includes new material on using plain English and new legal documents to illustrate effective writing techniques.