Drafting Legal Documents: Principles and Practices
This edition is designed to accommodate either a focus on individual documents one at a time or a focus on transferable skills. Revised and expanded chapters on the skills of using clients and documents as resources; drafting with flexible language; avoiding inadvertent ambiguity; defining terms and naming concepts; and making stylistic choices.
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Checklist for Drafting Motions
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