A fantastic resource for legal writing, The Lawyer's Writing Package combines three of our best-selling publications to offer you savings of up to 44%!
These three publications offer worthy advice, great information, and essential tips on preparing well written documents
$76.95--ABA Member--Save 44%
$99.95--Non Member--Save 37%
A "Must Have" for Anyone Engaged in Legal Writing!
Here's what's included:
Garner on Language and Writing
Since the 1987 appearance of A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage, Bryan A. Garner has proved to be a versatile and prolific writer on legal-linguistic subjects. This collection of his essays shows reveals both profound scholarship and sharp wit.
The essays cover subjects as wide-ranging as learning to write, style, persuasion, contractual and legislative drafting, grammar, lexicography, writing in law school, writing in law practice, judicial writing, and all the literature relating to these diverse subjects.
In her foreword, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg declares the book to be "a 'must read' primer" for her law clerks. Anyone with a lively interest in language, writing, and law will find this book hard to lay aside.
876 pages, Product code: 1610057
Regular Price: $59.95
The Modern Rules of Style
In ten beautifully written chapters, The Modern Rules of Style is a brief, elegant primer on how to write vivid, interesting sentences. Marx explains such concepts as parallelism; how to use introductory and trailing modifiers; proper use of the semicolon, colon, and dash; and how to use a noun clause effectively. The Modern Rules of Style is destined to take its place next to Strunk and White's Elements of Style as an essential and timeless how-to guide.
96 pages, Product code: 1610056
Regular Price: $29.95
Preparing Legal Documents Nonlawyers Can Read and Understand
This concise book from ABA Publishing shows you how to adjust your writing to accommodate the nonlegal audience. Through the chapters in this book you'll find tips designed to improve your legal writing for the lay audience as well as examples of poor legal writing, common errors, why they should be fixed, and how to fix them. Readers will find sentence structure advice as well as guidance on organization, tone, format, and document design. Using a short, clear, and easy-to-read format, this book is ideal for practicing lawyers or law students who want their material to be understood and not ignored.
142 pages, Product code: 1620321
Regular Price: $69.95