Legal Writing for the Real World: A Practical Guide to Success
46 Pages Posted: 6 Dec 2013 Last revised: 24 May 2014
Date Written: 2013
One of the most significant complaints among practicing attorneys is that newly admitted lawyers are not effective writers. Many young attorneys also express concern that their law school experience did not adequately prepare them to be good legal writers. This Article is designed to bridge the gap between the law school classroom and the law firm experience. In so doing, this Article is more practical rather than pedagogical, based on experience rather than theory, and founded upon “real-world” examples rather than abstract constructs.
Keywords: legal research and writing, legal education, appellate advocacy, legal research
JEL Classification: K40
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