LOCATION3rd Fl REFERENCE
Call No. KF250 .G376 2013
Author Garner, Bryan A., author.
Title The redbook : a manual on legal style / Bryan A. Garner ; with Jeff Newman, Tiger Jackson.
Location Volume/Copy Barcode Status
 3rd Fl REFERENCE  KF250 .G376 2013    3500501351175-  
pt. 1 Mechanics 
1.Punctuation3
 Commas3
 Semicolons13
 Colons17
 Quotation Marks22
 Parentheses28
 Brackets33
 Ellipsis Dots36
 Em-dashes40
 En-dashes42
 Hyphens44
 Periods50
 Question Marks53
 Exclamation Marks54
 Apostrophes56
 Slashes58
 Bullets59
2.Capitalization61
3.Italics, Boldface, and Underlining79
4.Document Design87
 Fonts87
 White Space90
 Justification92
 Horizontal Spacing94
 Vertical Spacing97
 Headings98
5.Numbers109
6.Typographic Symbols121
7.Spelling127
 General Principles127
 Plurals131
 Possessives134
 Compounds137
 American vs. British Spelling141
 Common Misspellings143
8.Citations147
9.Footnotes163
pt. 2 Grammar, Usage, and Editing 
10.Grammar173
 Nouns173
 Pronouns178
 Verbs190
 Adjectives202
 Adverbs206
 Prepositions209
 Conjunctions212
 Interjections214
11.Stuffy Words and Legalese215
 Plain Language215
 Terms of Art227
12.Troublesome Words245
 Usage Glossary246
 Prepositional Pairings318
 Offensive Language351
13.Editing and Proofreading359
pt. 3 Legal Documents 
14.Case Briefs369
15.Business Correspondence377
16.E-mail Messages385
17.Research Memos395
18.Opinion Letters409
19.Demand Letters423
20.Affidavits and Declarations431
21.Pleadings439
22.Motions449
23.Appellate Briefs463
24.Judicial Opinions501
25.Contracts519
26.Legislation, Rules, and Regulations539
pt. 4 Scholarly Writing 
27.Student Research Papers and Law-Review Notes553
28.Law-Review Articles563
29.Book Reviews571
 Indexes 
 Word Index575
 General Index597
Published St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2013]
Copyright ©2013
Edition Third edition.
Description xxxix, 614 pages : illustrations, forms ; 23 cm
Note Includes indexes.
Contents Mechanics -- Punctuation -- Capitalization -- Italics, boldface and underlining -- Document design -- Numbers -- Typographic symbols -- Spelling -- Citations -- Footnotes -- Grammar, usage, and editing -- Grammar -- Stuffy words and legalese -- Troublesome words -- Editing and proofreading -- Legal documents-- Case briefs -- Business correspondence -- E-mail messages -- Research memos -- Opinion letters -- Demand letters -- Affidavits and declarations -- Pleadings -- Motions -- Appellate briefs -- Judicial opinions -- Contracts -- Legislation, rules, and regulations -- Scholarly writing -- Student research papers and law-review notes -- Law-review articles -- Book reviews.
Subject Legal composition.
Law -- United States -- Language.
Law -- United States -- Terminology.
Citation of legal authorities -- United States.
English language -- Style -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Usage -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Newman, Jeff, author.
Jackson, Tiger, author.
Variant Title Manual on legal style
ISBN 9780314289018
0314289011
OCLC No. or Control No. 855671905