Summaries in Legal Writing, Part 1

Austin Lawyer, No. 9, February 2008

Posted: 3 Jan 2009

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Abstract

Every legal document should begin with a summary of some kind. This column highlights the importance of up-front summaries by quoting the experts and then offers advice in three before-and-after examples.

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, Summaries in Legal Writing, Part 1. Austin Lawyer, No. 9, February 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1322061

Wayne Schiess (Contact Author)

University of Texas School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.utexas.edu/law

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