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The Resource Preparing plain legal documents for nonlawyers, Wayne Schiess

Preparing plain legal documents for nonlawyers, Wayne Schiess

Label
Preparing plain legal documents for nonlawyers
Title
Preparing plain legal documents for nonlawyers
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Schiess
Creator
Contributor
Author
Issuing body
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How to write for a nonlegal audience. Also provides examples of poor legal writing and typical mistakes, as well as why and how to fix errors. Not only does this provide specifics on sentence structure, but it also offers assistance on format, organization, tone, and document design
Cataloging source
Z36
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1963-
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Schiess, Wayne
Index
index present
LC call number
KF250
LC item number
.S3492 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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American Bar Association
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  • Legal composition
  • Legal composition
Label
Preparing plain legal documents for nonlawyers, Wayne Schiess
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Plain-English words
  • Plain-English sentences
  • Using readability tests
  • A
  • plain-English drafting process
  • Designing plain legal documents
  • Drafting conventions and plain English
  • Organization and signposts
  • Plain letters and e-mail messages
  • Advice for plain court documents
  • Testing your plain-English drafts
Control code
900879531
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 130 pages
Isbn
9781627228688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)900879531
Label
Preparing plain legal documents for nonlawyers, Wayne Schiess
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Plain-English words
  • Plain-English sentences
  • Using readability tests
  • A
  • plain-English drafting process
  • Designing plain legal documents
  • Drafting conventions and plain English
  • Organization and signposts
  • Plain letters and e-mail messages
  • Advice for plain court documents
  • Testing your plain-English drafts
Control code
900879531
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 130 pages
Isbn
9781627228688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)900879531

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