Add Punch to Your Writing
Judith D. Fischer
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Bench & Bar, p. 80, May 2008
University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2008-24
This article offers tips for adding punch to legal writing. Among the suggestions are to prefer strong verbs, avoid nominalizations, be direct, and vary sentence beginnings and lengths. Examples illustrate how to use the tips.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 3
Keywords: legal writing, punch, strong verbs, nominalizations, concrete, specific, direct, strings of prepositional phrases, long sentences, vary sentence beginnings
Date posted: June 12, 2008 ; Last revised: July 5, 2008
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