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Published: 01 May 2014

800 Pages

7-1/2 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199378357

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The Winning Brief

100 Tips for Persuasive Briefing in Trial and Appellate Courts

Third Edition

Bryan A. Garner

  • Revised and updated version of the modern classic, The Winning Brief.
  • An invaluable resource for attorneys, law clerks, judges, paralegals, law students and their teachers.
  • Includes quotable quotes from experts, how to build sound paragraphs, draft crisp sentences, choosing the best words, quoting authority, citing sources, and designing a document that looks as impressive as it reads.
  • If you're writing to win a case, this book shouldn't merely be on your shelf--it should be open on your desk.

New to this Edition:

  • Summary checklists at the end of each tip, recapping the points just covered and suggesting further ideas for improvement.
  • Nine entirely new tips that contain some of the book's most useful advice (some tips consolidated to make room).
  • Improved quotations and illustrations throughout.
  • Amplified explanations throughout.
  • A new appendix on the best brief ever written.
  • Fully updated indexes.

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