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Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby corporatelaw87 » Sun Sep 19, 2010 3:20 pm

I'm doing my memo now, and am a bit over the page limit. I think I am being concise with my writing, it's just there are a lot of things to talk about. My prof said we can use any font as long as it's 12 font. Any suggestions of something smaller than Times New Roman, but still looks professional?

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby 270910 » Sun Sep 19, 2010 3:21 pm

I hate this website.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby 2011Cycle » Sun Sep 19, 2010 3:23 pm

corporatelaw87 wrote:I'm doing my memo now, and am a bit over the page limit. I think I am being concise with my writing, it's just there are a lot of things to talk about. My prof said we can use any font as long as it's 12 font. Any suggestions of something smaller than Times New Roman, but still looks professional?



Try Arial Narrow

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby Grizz » Sun Sep 19, 2010 3:24 pm

2011Cycle wrote:
corporatelaw87 wrote:I'm doing my memo now, and am a bit over the page limit. I think I am being concise with my writing, it's just there are a lot of things to talk about. My prof said we can use any font as long as it's 12 font. Any suggestions of something smaller than Times New Roman, but still looks professional?



Try Arial Narrow editing

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby Mal » Sun Sep 19, 2010 3:24 pm

rad law wrote:
2011Cycle wrote:
corporatelaw87 wrote:I'm doing my memo now, and am a bit over the page limit. I think I am being concise with my writing, it's just there are a lot of things to talk about. My prof said we can use any font as long as it's 12 font. Any suggestions of something smaller than Times New Roman, but still looks professional?



Try Arial Narrow editing


TITCR

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby go4hls » Sun Sep 19, 2010 3:27 pm

Mal wrote:
rad law wrote:
2011Cycle wrote:
corporatelaw87 wrote:I'm doing my memo now, and am a bit over the page limit. I think I am being concise with my writing, it's just there are a lot of things to talk about. My prof said we can use any font as long as it's 12 font. Any suggestions of something smaller than Times New Roman, but still looks professional?



Try Arial Narrow editing


TITCR


LOL.

bitter much?

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby MrKappus » Sun Sep 19, 2010 3:27 pm

I know nothing about you, and I can tell you w/ 100% certainty that there's extraneous shit in there that not only could be taken out, but should be.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby jdubb990 » Sun Sep 19, 2010 5:26 pm

Courrier or courrier new is typically used.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby clintonius » Sun Sep 19, 2010 5:28 pm

jdubb990 wrote:Courrier or courrier new is typically used.

Spoken like a true lawyer. That is to say, passively.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby Mal » Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:56 pm

go4hls wrote:LOL.

bitter much?


Why would any 2L be bitter? Op should learn how to edit, it is an important skill.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby Renzo » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:20 pm

clintonius wrote:
jdubb990 wrote:Courrier or courrier new is typically used.

Spoken like a true lawyer. That is to say, passively and with egregious spelling errors.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby kalvano » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:22 pm

If your professor assigned a certain page limit, it's very possible to come in half a page under that and touch on everything you're supposed to.

Edit more.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby philosoraptor » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:34 pm

Times New Roman is a ridiculously narrow typeface and is best suited to thin newspaper-style columns. Try Minion, which is also very economical but doesn't look shitty. Also, edit more.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby clintonius » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:38 pm

Renzo wrote:
clintonius wrote:
jdubb990 wrote:Courrier or courrier new is typically used.
Spoken like a true lawyer. That is to say, passively and with egregious spelling errors.
Yeah, thought about making that point, too. Jesus people.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby dood » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:45 pm

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby Grizz » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:47 pm

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby A'nold » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:55 pm

This is coming from somebody who used to hate editing his papers more than anything and has a hard time letting go of even one sentence b/c "it is all necessary." Trust me, your brief will be light years better if you get that crap under the page limit.

One of my UG professors used to tell us a story about his doctoral thesis. He had like 2,000 pages and the board told him that he had to get it down to like 250. He thought it would be absolutely impossible. He got it down to like 800 after spending weeks sweating through every painstaking edit. They said no way after he petitioned. He got it down to 500 thinking it was the worst injustice known to man. Long story short, they never allowed him a page more and his 250 page thesis was and will always be his best piece of writing in his life.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby kalvano » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:55 pm

Rad Law is a prevert.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby Grizz » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:57 pm

kalvano wrote:Rad Law is a prevert.


And you're already collecting social security. Greatest generation my ass.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby kalvano » Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:59 pm

Expect a visit from Chris Hanson. She's 16, dude.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby Grizz » Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:04 am

kalvano wrote:Expect a visit from Chris Hanson. She's 16, dude.


http://www.ageofconsent.com/florida.htm

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby kalvano » Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:05 am

Leave it that idiotic state to have the dumbest consent law I've ever seen.

That's just asinine.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby Grizz » Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:07 am

kalvano wrote:Leave it that idiotic state to have the dumbest consent law I've ever seen.

That's just asinine.


No complaints from me, however.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby 20160810 » Mon Sep 20, 2010 3:26 am

Comic sans is TCR here. Also, rather than printing, I encourage you to submit your memo as a soft copy so as to facilitate the addition of numerous animated .gifs.

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Re: Need 12 point font smaller then times new roman

Postby savagedm » Mon Sep 20, 2010 4:34 am

The cool thing about legal writing is that each sentence is almost always it's own little section of a memo. Therefore, think back to your analysis and find that cool argument you thought was really neat and delete it. After that, find any conclusion statement or counter-argument to it and get rid of that as well. The professor wants the points at issue addressed, not some cool argument around it you thought would showcase your talent for arguing creatively.




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