A Manual Of Style For Contract Drafting

Author: Kenneth A. Adams
Publisher: American Bar Association
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The focus of this manual is not what provisions to include in a given contract, but instead how to express those provisions in prose that is free ofthe problems that often afflict contracts.

Contract Drafting

Author: Lenné Eidson Espenschied
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604427950
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BRYAN A. GARNER, THE REDBOOK: A MANUAL ON LEGAL STYLE, 157-164 (
2002); TINA L. STARK, DRAFTING CONTRACTS: HOW AND WHY LAWYERS
DO WHAT THEY DO, 201-206 (2007); KENNETH A. ADAMS, A MANUAL OF
STYLE FOR CONTRACT DRAFTING, 208 (2004); RICHARD C. WYDICK, PLAIN
ENGLISH FOR LAWYERS, 11 (5th 2005); HENRY WEIHOFEN, LEGAL WRITING
STYLE, 57-60 (1961); MELLINKOFF, supra note 2, at 105. 4. BRYAN A. GARNER
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Tribal Contracting

Author: M. Brent Leonhard
Publisher: American Bar Association
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6 The terms "language of performance," "language of obligation," "language of
discretion," and "language of prohibition" in this handbook are taken from the
works of Kenneth A. Adams, and in particular his book A Manual of Style for
Contract Drafting. For a more detailed discussion of these types of contractual
language, and their importance, the reader should consult the works of Mr.
Adams. 7There are many in the plain language movement who insist on using "
must" over "shall.

Student Lawyer

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Drafting By Kenneth A. Adams Writers have long been able to consult manuals of
style; now, those drafting contracts can consult A Manual of Style for Contract
Drafting.

Business Law Today

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2004 A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting Kenneth A. Adams Aña-f BUSINEss"
LAW A 256 pages 6 x 9 Paperbud. Product Code: 5070453 $44.95 (Regular
price) Table of Contents Two Rules The Front of the Contract The Language of
the Body of the Contract The Layout of the Body of the Contract The Back of the
Contract Defined Terms Vagueness Ambiguity Select Words and Phrases
Numbers and Formulas Provisions Specifying Drafting Conventions Typography
Drafting as ...

Legal Information Buyer S Guide And Reference Manual 2008

Author: Kendall F. Svengalis
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Based on a series of lectures delivered by Professor Sweet at the University of
Tel-Aviv, this volume presents an overview of the construction process delivered
in a conversational style which relies on anecdotes and the author's personal
experiences. Professor Sweet considers the various types of contracts, cost
methods, construction planning, and litigation. Walker, Stephen G., Richard A. ...
Adams, Kenneth A. A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting. Chicago: American
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Preparing Legal Documents Nonlawyers Can Read And Understand

Author: Wayne Schiess
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Definitions I have two recommendations for definitions. First, you should never
begin a consumer document with a lengthy section of definitions. This convention
may be acceptable for sophisticated transactional lawyers, but it is
counterproductive and off-putting to everyday readers. Sophisticated
transactional drafters like Kenneth Adams, author of A Manual of Style for
Contract Drafting, suggest that a lengthy definitions section belongs at the end of
the document, not the beginning.2 ...

American Book Publishing Record

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I. Title. ROSENAUER. Kenneth L. 1949- 808'.06607 (Kenneth Lee), Storycrafting:
a process approach to writing news / Kenneth L. Rosenauer. 1st ed. Ames, Iowa:
Blackwell Pub.. 2004. xvii, 366 p.; 26 cm. Includes bibliographical references and
index. [PN4781.R57 2004] 22 2003-028032 ISBN 0-8138-0946-0 44.99 /.
Journalism — Authorship. I. Title. ADAMS, Kenneth A., 1961- 808'.06634 A
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Legal Drafting

Author: Thomas R. Haggard
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Adams, Kenneth A., A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting (ABA 2004). Aitken,
J.K., Piesse, The Elements of Drafting (9th ed. 1995). Brody, Susan L., Rutherford
, Jane, Vietzen, Laurel A., Dern- bach, John C. Legal Drafting. Boston, MA: Little,
Brown and Co. Copyright 1994. Burnham, Scott J., Drafting Contracts.
Charlottesville, VA: The Michie Co., 2nd ed. Copyright 1987, 1993. Child, Barbra,
Drafting Legal Documents, Principles and Practices. St. Paul, MN: West
Publishing Co., 2nd ...