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Drafting effective litigation documents

Drafting effective litigation documents

everything but the boilerplate : a special five-part series for emerging trial lawyers

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Published by MCLE in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legal documents -- Interpretation and construction -- United States.,
  • Legal documents -- Interpretation and construction -- Massachusetts.,
  • Legal writing.,
  • Law -- United States -- Language.,
  • Law -- Massachusetts -- Language.,
  • Trial practice -- United States.,
  • Trial practice -- Massachusetts.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdmund C. Case ... [et al.].
    ContributionsCase, Edmund C., Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (1982- )
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF250 .D734 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xii, 742 p.) :
    Number of Pages742
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16608519M
    LC Control Number96076595

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