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Academic Legal Writing by
Call Number: KF250 .V65 2016
Designed to help law students write and publish articles, this text provides detailed instructions for every aspect of the law school writing, research, and publication process. Topics covered include law review articles and student notes, seminar term papers, how to shift from research to writing, cite-checking others' work, publishing, and publicizing written works.
Elements of Legal Style by
Call Number: KF250 .G37 2002
Publication Date: 2002-03-21
With expanded coverage in this new edition,The Elements of Legal Style features additional sections, many more examples, and a thoroughly researched appendix that contains 80 major statements on prose style--what it is and how to attain it.
- Try to include truthful positive comments.
- Target your comments to what the student is capable of improving.
- Don't use abbreviations or editing jargon without explanation
- Give a summary of the most salient points of your critique
- Make sure the student know that you are not their copy editor. They are expected to look for and fix mistakes on their own as well.
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