When to Quote, When to Say it in Your Own Words

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, December 3, 2007

2 Pages Posted: 20 Feb 2009

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Julie A. Baker

University of Massachusetts School of Law

Lisa H. Healy

Suffolk University Law School

Date Written: February, 20 2009

Abstract

The article discusses the effective use of quotations in legal memoranda and briefs.

Keywords: writing, legal writing, advocacy, persuasion, quotation, citation, rules, explanation, clarity, communication

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K19

Suggested Citation

Baker, Julie A. and Healy, Lisa H., When to Quote, When to Say it in Your Own Words (February, 20 2009). Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, December 3, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1347049

Julie A. Baker (Contact Author)

University of Massachusetts School of Law ( email )

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508-985-1135 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.umassd.edu

Lisa H. Healy

Suffolk University Law School

120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108-4977
United States

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