Legal Drafting in Plain Language, 3rd Edition
This acclaimed publication examines the principles and techniques of plain language drafting in the context of legal documentation. The work addresses the special problems of legal language, and presents a code of 33 drafting rules designed to achieve both clarity and precision in legal drafting. The author explains how to avoid undue wordiness, excessive legalese, contextual ambiguities and unnecessary provisos, and the use of proper paragraphing, headings and design elements. Includes numerous examples and diagrams.