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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

Abstract:     
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.

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Keywords: legal writing, punch, strong verbs, nominalizations, concrete, specific, direct, strings of prepositional phrases, long sentences, vary sentence beginnings

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Date posted: June 12, 2008 ; Last revised: July 5, 2008

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Fischer, Judith D., Add Punch to Your Writing. ; University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2008-24. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1143004

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Judith D. Fischer (Contact Author)
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )
Wilson W. Wyatt Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
United States
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