What is your best legal-writing tip?

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RVP11
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Re: What is your best legal-writing tip?

Postby RVP11 » Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:37 pm

chunaa wrote:I was (and am) so unused to all those writing conventions: rigid rules, no original ideas .... no extra words. I added a paragraph or two, thinking that would ease the transition between different ideas - and my professor said that was redundant and I should "move on". I thought of digging deeper into some ideas to give my discussion more "depth" and she said, "don't labor". be concise and to the point, and move on. :roll:


You haven't met many lawyers, have you?

chunaa
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Re: What is your best legal-writing tip?

Postby chunaa » Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:47 pm

yup I have a good lawyer friend (she's in her late 50s) and her tone has always been curt in her emails. If I had not known her for some time I would have thought she's very unfriendly.

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Re: What is your best legal-writing tip?

Postby underdawg » Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:55 pm

hi cantaboot

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mac.empress
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Re: What is your best legal-writing tip?

Postby mac.empress » Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:24 pm

If you get the assignment before you go on holiday, do it while on holiday and not during school. I now need to get me to believe this.

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Re: What is your best legal-writing tip?

Postby Lermontov » Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:38 pm

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