Writing Shorter Legal Documents:Strategies for Faster and Better Editing

    By Sandra J Oster

    Writing Shorter Legal Documents:Strategies for Faster and Better Editing

    Writing Shorter Legal Documents:Strategies for Faster and Better Editing

    By Sandra J Oster

    This is a concise, practical handbook that explains how to quickly, efficiently reduce the length of your legal documents. This book provides the fast, easy editing tricks you’ll need.

    Writing Shorter Legal Documents:Strategies for Faster and Better Editing

    By Sandra J Oster

    Writing Shorter Legal Documents:Strategies for Faster and Better Editing

    Writing Shorter Legal Documents:Strategies for Faster and Better Editing

    By Sandra J Oster

    Product Code:1620474EBK
    2011, 178 pages, 5 x 7
    This is a concise, practical handbook that explains how to quickly, efficiently reduce the length of your legal documents. This book provides the fast, easy editing tricks you’ll need.

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    In a legal document, in accordance with federal, state, and local court rules, every letter and space is important. Writing Shorter Legal Documents is a concise, practical handbook that explains how to quickly, efficiently reduce the length of your legal documents. It's a collection of advice written to keep you within grammatical and court rules, for both length and construction, while preserving and even clarifying your argument. The author, a lawyer with a Ph.D in linguistics, has divided 35 precise strategies into five chapters:
    • An Approach to Shorten Legal Documents
    • Revising Terminology
    • Revising Lists, Phrases, and Sentences
    • Changing the Appearance of Text on the Page
    • Cutting Content
    When you're on a deadline with the court and are over the maximum word count in your document, this book provides the fast, easy editing tricks you'll need.

    Product Details

    Authors

    Sandra J Oster

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781616329914

    UPC Code

    9781616329914

    Page Count

    178

    Product Code

    1620474

    Trim Size

    5 x 7 paperback

    Publication Date

    6/23/2011 12:00:00 AM

    Authors

    Sandra J Oster

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781614382263

    UPC Code

    9781614382263

    Page Count

    178

    Product Code

    1620474EBK

    Publication Date

    7/1/2011 12:00:00 AM

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