A Plain Language Handbook for Legal Writers

A Plain Language Handbook for Legal Writers

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qA Plain Language Handbook for Legal Writersq provides a practical, workshop-in-a-book approach to the techniques of clear writing. Designed for all legal professionals and law students, this book provides definitions of plain language by thoroughly reviewing the available literature. The handbook tackles such topics as the theoretical and ethical foundations of plain language, inclusive language, the testing of plain language documents, and the future of the international plain language movement. A Plain Language at Work section looks at wills, municipal bylaws, legislation, collective agreements, minutes of settlement, and consent forms. The book instructs on techniques leading to clear writing, exercises to help strengthen skills, and models for learning how to assess and write plain language documents.Sabin, William A. et al, The Gregg Reference Manual, Fourth Canadian Edition ( Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1992). The New Fowlera#39;s Modern English Usage, Third Edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, Readability Carey, Robert anbsp;...

Title:A Plain Language Handbook for Legal Writers
Author: Christine Mowat
Publisher:Carswell Legal Publications - 1998

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