Grammar & Style Resources

The Elements of Style - by William Strunk (portions of the text are available on-line at Bartleby.com)

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation - Online Grammar and Style Exercises (for all writers)

"Eschew, Evade, and/or Eradicate Legalese" - Professor Eugene Volokh, UCLA Law School

"Gender-Free Legal Writing: Managing the Personal Pronouns" - Arthur Close, British Colombia Law Institute

Grammar, Usage, and Style - Refdesk.com provides numerous writing resource website links.

Capital Community College's Online Guide to Grammar and Writing - An easy-to-use and interactive web page designed to assist users with all grammar questions at any level, style, and type of writing. Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Charles Darling.

OR...

STOP BY THE LEGAL WRITING CENTER TO BROWSE THROUGH OUR
LIBRARY OF LEGAL WRITING PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS:

Plain English for Lawyers - by Richard C. Wydick, 4th edition

Scholarly Writing for Law Students - by Elizabeth Fajans and Mary R. Falk, 2nd edition

Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace - by Joseph M. Williams, 5th edition

Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer - by Enquist & Oates


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