Bibliographic Details

Drafting legal documents : principles and practices / by Barbar Child.

Author / Creator Child, Barbara.
Edition 2nd ed.
Imprint St. Paul, Minn. : West Pub., 1992.
Description xxi, 432 p. ; 25 cm.
Language English
Series American casebook series
Subject Legal composition.
Legal composition.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1324964
ISBN 0314003258
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 416-421) and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Legal Drafting: A Preview of the Course
  • Pt. 1.
  • Drafting in Litigation Practice: Introduction to the Documents.
  • Ch. 1.
  • Complaints.
  • Ch. 2.
  • Motions.
  • Ch. 3.
  • Answers
  • Pt. 2.
  • Drafting in the Practice of Preventive Law: Introduction to the Documents.
  • Ch. 4.
  • Contracts.
  • Ch. 5.
  • Legislation.
  • Ch. 6.
  • Wills
  • Pt. 3.
  • A Process Manual: Introduction to the Processes.
  • Ch. 7.
  • Using Clients and Documents as Resources.
  • Ch. 8.
  • Choosing Flexible Language: Vagueness and Generality vs. Precision and Particularity.
  • Ch. 9.
  • Achieving Clarity and Avoiding Ambiguity.
  • Ch. 10.
  • Defining Terms and Naming Concepts.
  • Ch. 11.
  • Making Stylistic Choices.