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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Typography for Lawyers: Essential Tools for Polished & Persuasive Documents 2nd ed isbn 9781598392623

Typography for Lawyers: Essential Tools for Polished and Persuasive Documents

ISBN13: 9781598390773
New Edition ISBN: 9781598392623
Published: October 2010
Publisher: Jones McClure Publishing
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Papeerback
Price: £12.00
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Based on the popular website, Typography for Lawyers is the first guide to the essentials of typography aimed specifically at lawyers.

Author Matthew Butterick, a Harvard-trained typographer and practicing attorney, dispels the myth that legal documents are incompatible with excellent typography. Butterick explains how to get professional results with the tools you already have — quickly and easily.

Topics include special keyboard characters, line length, point size, font choice, headings, and hyphenation. The book also includes tutorials on specific types of documents like résumés, research memos, and motions.

Drafting and Legal Writing, Legal Skills and Method, General Interest
Why typography matters
Type composition
Text formatting
Page layout
Sample documents