Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Legal research & writing
Jurisdiction: 
Canada
Publication date: 
2015-12-22
ISBN: 
9780779866908
Carswell

A Plain-Language Handbook for Legal Writers, 2nd Edition, Softbound book

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This Handbook outlines the techniques of clear writing for legal professionals, academics, students of the law and the judiciary and establishes a context for the development of plain language documents.

New in the Second Edition New chapters

  • Plain Language and the Courts
  • Briefs in Plain Language
  • Securities Commissions and Auditors Take on Plain Language
  • Health Law and Plain Language
  • Aboriginal Law and the Need for Plain-Language Documents
  • Plain Language for Contracts
  • Reviews of current international legal plain-language books by law professors, judges, and lawyers who are plain-language specialists
  • Many international initiatives and how plain language has expanded both in Canada and in other English-speaking countries
  • A full plain-language will with a permission-to-use from the author
  • An introduction to court initiatives
Carswell

A Plain-Language Handbook for Legal Writers, 2nd Edition, Softbound book

Availability:

Description

This Handbook outlines the techniques of clear writing for legal professionals, academics, students of the law and the judiciary and establishes a context for the development of plain language documents.

New in the Second Edition New chapters

  • Plain Language and the Courts
  • Briefs in Plain Language
  • Securities Commissions and Auditors Take on Plain Language
  • Health Law and Plain Language
  • Aboriginal Law and the Need for Plain-Language Documents
  • Plain Language for Contracts
  • Reviews of current international legal plain-language books by law professors, judges, and lawyers who are plain-language specialists
  • Many international initiatives and how plain language has expanded both in Canada and in other English-speaking countries
  • A full plain-language will with a permission-to-use from the author
  • An introduction to court initiatives