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The legal writing is the type of the technical writing which is used by the legislators, judges and lawyers or other people who want to express their legal analysis in terms of duties and legal rights.

The Legal Writing Jobs put more importance on the authority. The writer has to include the statements and the assertion for the statement of the authority. This is done by using a complicated and unique citation that cannot be found with any other writing genre. The legal writing also values the precedents but it is distinct from the authority. The precedent is about what took place before. An example is when a lawyer may have prepared a contract, he will reuse it for a new contract by making some small changes. A lawyer who had also successful pushed a motion, he can use the same form for a new motion if he needs to do that. Different lawyers will use the same documents all over again.

To become a legal writer, it is important to know the phrases and the words that are special to the law. You have to know the meaning of the normal words in the law context. You have to be aware of the archaic vocabularies that are used with the legal writing but which were formally used by the quotidian language. It is also important to know the loan phrases and loan words that are used from other languages.

The legal writing is formal. The formality can be in terms of the long sentences and complex constructions, hyper formal and archaic vocabulary. It focuses to the content and the exclusion of the needs of the reader. The formality in the legal writing is desirable and necessary that give the legal documents the seriousness of the circumstances for which the legal document are normally used. However, if the legal content is targeting the non-lawyers, then the writing has to be clear. The legal writing is found in two different categories which are the legal drafting and legal analysis. The legal analysis is also divided into two separate areas which are the persuasive analysis and predictive analysis. Students who are in the law school may learn about the legal writing as a subject.

While writing a persuasive and analysis document, the lawyer is still under the same rules that regards the plagiarism. The briefs and legal memoranda can be attributed to the source authorities and quotations. When it comes to the legal drafting, it is allowed to do plagiarism because of the high value given to the precedent. This is because the lawyer may use the same format for the wills and contracts. A good lawyer can make copies, clauses and verbatim from another contract.
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Dec 01, 14 USA - LA New Orleans

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toxic tort research and writing attorney with 3+ years... of defense experience. Judicial Environmental/Toxic Tort Research and writing Attorney. Will maintain compliance... to fully comprehend the legal issues at hand and... creatively and make fine legal distinctions. Review, organize and......
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Dec 20, 14 USA - MN Minneapolis

Freelance legal Research and Writer The... or 1+ year of legal research and writing experience... with a research and writing opportunity. Will be researching legal articles of interest and... content). Must have superior writing skills and be able... to work...
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Dec 16, 14 USA - ID Lapwai

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Nov 28, 14 USA - CA Universal City

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Senior Counsel, Production legal Candidate will be responsible... for handling television production-related legal issues for scripted and... Provide timely and thoughtful legal advice on potential risks... to any other matters at the direction of the SVP and/or VPs, Production legal
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Dec 17, 14 USA - NY New York City

Subeditor Duties: Edit legal know-how resources (practice notes,... standard clauses, checklists, articles legal updates and glossary terms)... consistent look, feel and writing quality. Become fully knowledgeable... company's style guide and writing principles, and ensure that... sessions to editors on writing style and company's publishing......
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Dec 05, 14 USA - MN Eagan

Editorial) Duties: Provide legal interpretation in the form... development and maintenance of legal information in all media,... and ensure that published legal information contains and delivers... premium legal content legal Research, Analysis... Writing: Creates and classifies legal information in the form legal
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Nov 29, 14 USA - MN Eagan

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The candidate will provide legal interpretation in the form... and maintenance of company legal information in all media,... and ensure that published legal information contains and delivers... premium legal content legal Research, Analysis... Writing: creates and classifies legal information in the form legal
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Dec 19, 14 USA - NY Endicott

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will be responsible for writing filing, and prosecuting patent... Professionals and an IP legal Assistant in the preparation,... filing, and prosecution of U.S. patent applications, and work on developing the best process for doing such patent procurement work in a...
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Dec 19, 14 USA - CA San Diego

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to General Manager. Providing legal and regulatory support on... locations. CERCLA technical report writing: Remedial Investigation, Feasibility Studies,... Proposed Plans (PP), Records of Decision (RODs), ROD Amendments, Time Critical and Non-Time Critical Removal Action Memoranda, Five-Year Reviews, Enforcement Actions, Corrective...
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Dec 19, 14 USA - CA San Diego

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