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From a master teacher, a results-oriented approach to powerful legal writing that communicates, that persuades--and that wins.

Of all the professions, the law has the most deserved reputation for opaque, jargon-clogged writing. Legal education, which focuses on judicial opinions, not instruments of persuasion, is partly to blame. Yet forceful writing is one of the most pote
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published December 28th 1999 by Three Rivers Press (first published January 1st 1999)
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Read. The best is the middle part of book.
Al Menaster
Halfway through this book I decided it was the best book on legal writing I've ever read. This was the 2000 edition; there's a 2012 edition I'm trying to get my hands on.
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This is written for legal writers, but I found it a most useful and enlightening source for the kind of writing I do almost every day.
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I think the book has a lot of good advice that most lawyers can apply immediately to their practices.
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