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Typography For Lawyers

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ISBN : 159839262X
Genre : Layout (Printing)
File Size : 29. 21 MB
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Formatting Briefs In Word

Author : John Miano
ISBN : 0615560059
Genre : Law
File Size : 70. 58 MB
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Formatting Briefs in Word explains how to create all the elements of a legal brief in Microsoft Word. Written by a lawyer for lawyers, paralegals and law students, readers will find this book invaluable for creating the best formatted briefs possible. While good formatting will not save a terrible brief, it will enhance a good one; and a good brief can be destroyed by poor formatting. Every page of this book is devoted towards solving the problems of formatting briefs. Topics include how to set up Word for legal writing; font selection; page layout; formatting using styles; creating tables of contents and authorities; and creating cover pages. Conformance with court rules is stressed throughout. This is an intermediate to advanced book on Word. The reader is expected to know already Word basics. This book takes the reader to a higher skill level.

The Basics Of Digital Forensics

Author : John Sammons
ISBN : 9781597496629
Genre : Computers
File Size : 89. 55 MB
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The Basics of Digital Forensics provides a foundation for people new to the digital forensics field. This book teaches you how to conduct examinations by discussing what digital forensics is, the methodologies used, key technical concepts and the tools needed to perform examinations. Details on digital forensics for computers, networks, cell phones, GPS, the cloud, and Internet are discussed. Also learn how to collect evidence, document the scene, and how deleted data is recovered. Learn all about what Digital Forensics entails Build a toolkit and prepare an investigative plan Understand the common artifacts to look for during an exam

Picturing Corporate Practice

Author : Jay Mitchell
ISBN : 1634604644
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File Size : 75. 88 MB
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Picturing Corporate Practice is intended for law students interested in corporate and transactional work and for lawyers new to the practice. The book includes a brief overview of corporate practice and chapters focused on advice development, transaction planning and management, legal documents, board meetings, litigation (from a corporate perspective), SEC filings, corporate pro bono, and client service. The book features a user-friendly design, informal writing style, and over 50 diagrams, timelines, and other graphics. It includes considerable vocabulary, how-things-work information, and practical suggestions for the new lawyer. In addition, the book offers ideas for using visual approaches in dealing with problems, plans, and documents across the practice. The author is a Stanford Law School professor who practiced for many years as a senior in-house lawyer and law firm partner before joining Stanford to develop and direct its transactional clinic.

Plain Language For Lawyers

Author : Michele M. Asprey
ISBN : 1862874646
Genre : Law
File Size : 37. 12 MB
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Seven years have passed since the publication of the 2nd edition of Plain Language for Lawyers. In that time plain language has taken off in leaps and bounds. Michele M Asprey has comprehensively revised and updated Plain Language for Lawyers for this 3rd edition. The book now covers the significant developments in plain language and the law since 1996. There are 2 new chapters, one on writing email and writing for the internet, and the other on designing documents intended to be read on the computer screen. Chapter 3 (Why plain language?) has been expanded and divided into 2 chapters: Chapter 3 - Why plain language? And Chapter 4 - Plain language around the world, reflecting the many developments in plain language on the international scene

The Elements Of Legal Style

Author : Bryan A. Garner
ISBN : UCAL:B4503310
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 82. 47 MB
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Offers advice on a variety of expository writing concerns, including grammar, clarity, and persuasive rhetoric

Legal Writing In Plain English

Author : Bryan A. Garner
ISBN : 9780226284187
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 33. 84 MB
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Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful-unfortunately, these adjectives rarely describe legal writing, whether in the form of briefs, opinions, contracts, or statutes. In Legal Writing in Plain English, Bryan A. Garner provides lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and legal scholars sound advice and practical tools for improving their written work. The book encourages legal writers to challenge conventions and offers valuable insights into the writing process: how to organize ideas, create and refine prose, and improve editing skills. In essence, it teaches straight thinking—a skill inseparable from good writing. Replete with common sense and wit, the book draws on real-life writing samples that Garner has gathered through more than a decade of teaching in the field. Trenchant advice covers all types of legal materials, from analytical and persuasive writing to legal drafting. Meanwhile, Garner explores important aspects of document design. Basic, intermediate, and advanced exercises in each section reinforce the book's principles. (An answer key to basic exercises is included in the book; answers to intermediate and advanced exercises are provided in a separate Instructor's Manual, free of charge to instructors.) Appendixes include a comprehensive punctuation guide with advice and examples, and four model documents. Today more than ever before, legal professionals cannot afford to ignore the trend toward clear language shorn of jargon. Clients demand it, and courts reward it. Despite the age-old tradition of poor writing in law, Legal Writing in Plain English shows how legal writers can unshackle themselves. Legal Writing in Plain English includes: *Tips on generating thoughts, organizing them, and creating outlines. *Sound advice on expressing your ideas clearly and powerfully. *Dozens of real-life writing examples to illustrate writing problems and solutions. *Exercises to reinforce principles of good writing (also available on the Internet). *Helpful guidance on page layout. *A punctuation guide that shows the correct uses of every punctuation mark. *Model legal documents that demonstrate the power of plain English.

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