Garner’s Coursebook on Drafting and Editing Contracts, 2019

Bryan A. Garner, the editor in chief of Black’s Law Dictionary, has long championed not only better contract drafting but also better legislative drafting, rule drafting, brief-writing, and legal writing generally. With Garner’s Coursebook on Drafting and Editing Contracts, Garner draws on more than 30 years of experience in teaching contract drafting and in consulting on contracts for …

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Garner’s Guidelines for Drafting and Editing Contracts, 2019

Bryan A. Garner, the editor in chief of Black’s Law Dictionary, has long been the standard bearer not only for contract drafting but also for legislative drafting, rule drafting, brief-writing, and legal writing generally. With Garner’s Guidelines for Drafting and Editing Contracts, Garner draws on more than 30 years of experience in teaching contract drafting and consulting on …

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Black’s Law Dictionary, unabridged 11th edition, 2019

For nearly 130 years, Black’s Law Dictionary has been the gold standard for the language of the law. The greatly expanded 11th edition, with new material on every page, is at once the most practical, comprehensive, scholarly, and authoritative law dictionary ever published. With clarity and rigor, it defines more than 55,000 law-related words and phrases, recording their historical …

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Black’s Law Dictionary, Deluxe unabridged 11th edition, 2019

Black’s Law Dictionary, 5th pocket edition, 2016

Black’s Law Dictionary, Pocket Edition, is the top-selling paperback law dictionary for good reason. With more than 19,000 definitions from the industry-standard Black’s Law Dictionary 10th edition, it is an essential reference tool for legal terms in a compact format. The terms that matter most, with clear and concise definitions, are included, from the legal dictionary that …

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Black’s Law Dictionary, 5th pocket edition, 2016

Black’s Law Dictionary, abridged 10th edition, 2015

Compiled from the most-cited legal dictionary in the world, Black’s Law Dictionary 10th Abridged Edition contains more than 50,000 terms in an easy-to-use softbound format. Prepared by legal lexicographer Bryan A. Garner, the Abridged Edition is a trusted authority for legal research. More than 7,500 new terms are found in the 10th Abridged Edition, from affluenza defense to zero-tolerance law. …

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Black’s Law Dictionary, abridged 10th edition, 2015

Securities Disclosure in Plain English

Securities Disclosure in Plain English tells you everything you need to know about complying with the SEC’s plain-English rule. In clear, readable language that illustrates the approach it explains, the book liberates readers from the old-style drafting conventions that make most disclosure documents so mind-numbingly legalistic. The book is filled with before-and-after examples showing how to …

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Securities Disclosure in Plain English

Black’s Law Dictionary, Deluxe unabridged 10th edition, 2014

The most authoritative, comprehensive law dictionary ever published, Black’s is thought to be the world’s most-cited lawbook. For more than a century, Black’s has been the gold standard for the language of law. The tenth edition, containing over 57,000 terms, was prepared by Bryan A. Garner, the world’s foremost legal lexicographer, and his team at LawProse. He and his colleagues …

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Black’s Law Dictionary, Deluxe unabridged 10th edition, 2014

Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts, Antonin Scalia & Bryan Garner

Do legal documents change their meaning over time? Are judges empowered to update them as they see fit? Is our written Constitution the only Constitution we have, or is there another one that exists outside the text? Does the judicial power include the power to legislate? May judges overturn duly enacted statutes that they think …

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Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts

Black’s Law Dictionary, Deluxe unabridged 9th edition, 2009

The most authoritative, comprehensive law dictionary ever published, Black’s is the world’s most-cited lawbook in judicial opinions. For more than a century, Black’s has been the gold standard for the language of law. The ninth edition, containing over 45,000 terms, was reviewed by a distinguished panel of more than 200 critical readers—judges, law professors, and practitioners throughout the world. …

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Black’s Law Dictionary, Deluxe unabridged 9th edition, 2009

Black’s Law Dictionary, abridged 8th edition, 2005

This first-ever, total A–Z shortened revision of Black’s features flexible cross-referencing that leads you quickly to the definitions you need. It was prepared by the noted legal lexicographer Bryan A. Garner and his team of prominent legal historians, scholars, lawyers, and judges, who rewrote every entry—both for substantive accuracy and for stylistic clarity. This edition includes quotations …

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Black's Law Dictionary, abridged 8th edition, 2005

Black’s Law Dictionary (Pocket), 3d pocket edition, 2006

The handy pocket edition of America’s foremost legal lexicon, Black’s Law Dictionary, provides more than 10,000 clear, concise, and precise definitions. It’s an essential companion to the standard edition for quick reference and easy tucking away into backpacks and briefcases. Many a law student has been saved by this small but informative guide to the legal …

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Black’s Law Dictionary (Pocket), 3rd pocket edition, 2006

Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges — an unabridged reading by the authors (Audio CD)

Two renowned legal minds met one brisk fall afternoon for a spirited and intimate reading of their remarkable, award-winning book. Hear the wisdom from this book straight from the authors’ mouths. There’s nothing else like it. What others are saying: “Real credibility comes with an established reputation for excellence that a lawyer develops over a …

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Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges

Garner on Language & Writing

The nation’s foremost expert on writing, style, and usage, Bryan Garner, now collects his finest essays on writing, language, and style, in this massive anthology. These articles run the gamut from advice for beginning writers, to essays on writing successfully as a professional. Also included are hilarious chapters on puns, curiosities, vocabulary use, and other comical …

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Garner on Language & Writing

Garner’s Modern American Usage, 2d edition, 2003

Published to great acclaim in 1998, A Dictionary of Modern American Usage quickly became a classic reference work, establishing Bryan Garner as the “American equivalent of Fowler” (Library Journal). Witty, accessible, and engaging, Garner’s work proved to be not only an authoritative guide for writers, editors, and students, but also a delightful diversion for language lovers. Since …

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Legal Writing in Plain English: A Text with Exercises

This book embodies every important principle of plain-English writing, from word choice to large-scale organization, from litigation papers to transactional documents. Each of the 50 sections is illuminated by a trenchant explanation, followed by exercises (basic, intermediate, and advanced). The book is especially useful as the text for a writing course, and its model documents …

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The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style, 2d edition revised, 2006

The working title of this book was “A Restatement of the Principles of Legal Writing,” and the text is designed on the model of explicit rules followed by commentary. Every rule of punctuation, every important grammatical rule, and every important principle of legal writing can be found here. If the Bluebook deals with citational norms, the Redbook deals with …

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