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Tips and Techniques for Legal Writing (May 2018)

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Session 1: How to Improve Your Brief Writing - Explore techniques for sharpening your persuasive focus while complying with your ethical obligations when writing briefs.

Session 2: Six (or More) Techniques for Readable, Persuasive Sentences Master sentence-level techniques that can help legal writers create readable, persuasive sentences. Learn to recognize, describe, and appropriately use or avoid techniques including length, subordination, dangling elements, nominalizations, correlative conjunctions, compound prepositions, and more.
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Total Credit Hours:
1.00 | 0.25 ethics     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

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1. How to Improve Your Brief Writing (May 2018)

Kamela Bridges

0.50 0.25 0.00 0.50 | 0.25 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Paper (pdf) 16 pgs
Slides (pdf) 25 pgs

SESSION 1 — 31 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.25 ethics

Session 1:

How to Improve Your Brief Writing (May 2018)

Explore techniques for sharpening your persuasive focus while complying with your ethical obligations when writing briefs.

Originally presented at: May 2018 Conference on Criminal Appeals

Kamela Bridges, The University of Texas School of Law - Austin, TX

2. Six (or More) Techniques for Readable, Persuasive Sentences (May 2018)

Wayne Schiess

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

Preview Session Materials

You may download session materials
for offline use.

Video (mp4) 32 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Paper (pdf) 8 pgs
Slides (pdf) 16 pgs

SESSION 2 — 32 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

Six (or More) Techniques for Readable, Persuasive Sentences (May 2018)

Address sentence-level techniques that can help legal writers create readable, persuasive sentences. Learn to recognize, describe, and appropriately use or avoid techniques including length, subordination, dangling elements, nominalizations, correlative conjunctions, compound prepositions, and more. 

Originally presented at: May 2018 Conference on Criminal Appeals

Wayne Schiess, The University of Texas School of Law - Austin, TX