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What is Legal English exactly?

Legal English is a new concept, relatively unknown even in the world of English learning. And Grammatika is not the typical legal start-up that you might think of when you hear about ‘alternative law careers’ or ‘legal innovation’ (if there is a typical legal start up! 201 more words


Legal English workshop, Bialystok, Poland

The Białystok Legal English Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Białystok, Poland is organising its second workshop for teachers, translators and interpreters of Legal English: “ 110 more words


The Issue of Questions

“Professor, for question number one, I actually see two questions here!”  My student leans over my desk and frowns over his writing prompt, seemingly worried he is hallucinating. 789 more words

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On “Legal English”

“It was the best of terms, it was the worst of terms.”
(With sincerest apologies to Charles Dickens)

“Legal English” is a rather loaded term. Much like “family values” or “activist judges,” its meaning is vague, subjective, and dependent on the context as well as brain of the person ingesting the phrase. 565 more words

Stephen Horowitz

40. The 13 Steps of Successful Academic Legal Research

Agustín Parise (Louisiana State University Law Centre)

Source: Parise, Agustín (2010) “The 13 Steps of Successful Academic Legal Research,” International Journal of Legal Information: Vol. 5,875 more words

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39. The Essentials of Good Legal Writing

By Sue Carol Rokaw

Source: Survival Guide for New Attorneys, pp. 24-5

Sue Carol Rokaw, currently an in-house counsel at Farmers Insurance in Los Angeles with 15 years of law firm litigation experience, has taught legal writing and research for many years. 1,094 more words
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38. Tips for Better Writing in Law Reviews (and Other Journals)

By Joseph Kimble (*)

Source: Michigan Bar Journal, Oct 2012, pp. 46-7

I originally prepared these tips with help from my colleagues in the Research & Writing Department at Thomas Cooley Law School. 1,202 more words

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