Books in category Law – Legal Writing

  • Pornography and the Justices

    Pornography and the Justices
    Richard F. Hixson

    As long as the government does not discriminate against specific points of view and as long as there is ample protection of minors and nonconsenting adults, Hixson argues that the private collection of pornography is up to the individual.

  • United States Legal Language and Culture

    United States Legal Language and Culture
    Teresa Brostoff, Teresa Kissane Brostoff, Ann Sinsheimer

    In Legal English, experienced educators and professors Teresa Kissane Brostoff and Ann Sinsheimer answer the needs of law students unfamiliar with the use of English in legal settings.

  • Conceptions in the Code

    Conceptions in the Code
    Stefan Larsson

    The book also draws from empirical studies on file sharing and historical expressions of the conceptualisation of law, revealing both the cultural bias of both file sharing and law.

  • Rehumanizing Law

    Rehumanizing Law
    Randy Gordon

    To emphasize this often downplayed connection, Rehumanizing Law examines the law in relation to narrative, a fundamental mode of human expression.

  • The Heat of Passion Doctrine

    The Heat of Passion Doctrine
    Troy Veenstra

    Several Americans may not know about the Heat of Passion Doctrine, nor may they realize that this legal defense is allow both Husbands and Wives to kill their significant other in cold blood for cheating… in the marital relationship

  • Translating the Social World for Law

    Translating the Social World for Law
    Elizabeth Mertz, William K. Ford, Gregory Matoesian

    This volume examines the linguistic problems that arise in efforts to translate between law and the social sciences. We usually think of "translation" as pertaining to situations involving distinct languages such as English and Swahili.

  • A Catalogue of Law Books Published and for Sale by Charles C Little and James Brown

    A Catalogue of Law Books, Published and for Sale by Charles C. Little and James Brown
    Charles C. Little and James Brown (Firm)

    Several entries have endorsements and annotations. (Some of these, by Joseph Story and other distinguished jurists, are unique to this catalogue.) Another interesting feature is a section by Simon Greenleaf entitled "Catalogue of a Select …

  • From Truth to Technique at Trial

    From Truth to Technique at Trial
    Philip Gaines

    In these texts, advice authors share principles, strategies, and techniques for persuading juries and winning cases. Some manuals even form the basis for required advocacy courses in law schools.

  • Preparing for Practice

    Preparing for Practice
    Amy Vorenberg

    This unique text will be published at one-year intervals, each version featuring new case files. This will prevent students from accessing the work product produced by students in previous years.

  • Legal Writing for Legal Readers

    Legal Writing for Legal Readers
    Mary Beth Beazley, Monte Smith

    Applying the perspective of the reader to the craft of writing, Legal Writing for Legal Readers teaches the differences between strong and weak legal writing by letting students read examples of both.

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