Sunday, December 21, 2008

on punctuation

Images_4 Judge and Professor Gerald Lebovits writes a regular column on legal writing in the New York State Bar Association Journal.  His two-part essay on punctuation provides a helpful review and lots of helpful tips, all specifically geared to legal writers:

"Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Legal Writing Punctuation -- Part I"
New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 80, No. 2, p. 64, February 2008
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1296061

"Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes: Usage Controversies - Part II"
New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 80, p. 64, July/Aug. 2008
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1296074

update:  Apparently Judge Lebovits is a regular reader of this blog; he has kindly sent the link to Part III:  http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1296126

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