A useful weapon

Suggestions on style

Here is a chapter on writing style that I contributed to a 2004 DRI publication, A Defense Lawyer’s Guide to Appellate Practice. The ideas are not original, but I hope the presentation is.

Download Style (PDF, 131K). Copyright © 2004 DRI and Raymond P. Ward.

DRI still sells the book in CD and paperback forms; you can find it by visiting the DRI bookstore, searching for appellate, and scrolling down the page a little bit. To view the list of contributing authors and the table of contents, click here.


Greg May

Very nice, succinct advice. Thanks for posting this.

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