In Legal Writing in Plain English, Bryan A. Garner provides lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and legal scholars sound advice and practical tools for improving their written work. The book encourages legal writers to challenge conventions and offers valuable insights into the writing process: how to organize ideas, create and refine prose, and sharpen editing skills. In essence, it teaches straight thinking—a skill inseparable from good writing.
Any involved in the legal professions will find Legal Writing In Plain English an important guide which blends a text with exercises. Proven techniques of legal writing are embedded in chapters which provide tips on creating outlines, expressing ideas, and common writing problems. A fine basic reference for any interested in legal writing.