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Legal writing exercises

Edwin Scott Fruehwald

Legal writing exercises

a practical guide to clear and persuasive writing for lawyers

by Edwin Scott Fruehwald

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legal composition,
  • Law,
  • Language

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementE. Scott Fruehwald
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF250 .F78 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 208 pages
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27190192M
    ISBN 101627228926
    ISBN 109781627228923
    LC Control Number2014041423
    OCLC/WorldCa893557958


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