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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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Apr 09,14 USA - GA Atlanta

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Apr 04,14 USA - CA Los Angeles

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Apr 05,14 USA - NJ

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Apr 04, 14 USA - CA San Diego

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Adjunct Professor of legal writing The candidate will... Primary responsibilities of each legal writing faculty member include... strong academic record, excellent writing skills, 2+ years of legal work experience post-JD graduation,... and either a demonstrated aptitude for or experience in...
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Apr 10, 14 USA - CA Sacramento

Government,
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conducting extensive research and writing on civil rights cases writing one year of full-time legal work experience after graduation... schools; participation in the legal aid or other law... additional year of full-time legal work experience after graduation... additional year of full-time legal work experience after graduation......
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Apr 08, 14 USA - IL Chicago

Law Firm, Max 6 yrs required
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Illinois and have: substantive legal experience in Employee Benefits... Law; substantive legal experience in Federal Income... physical science); and strong writing skills. Candidate with up... physical science); and strong writing skills. State or federal... court litigation experience, an LLM in...
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Apr 03, 14 USA - DC Washington

Public Interest,
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undertake projects involving sophisticated legal research and writing analysis... law school, excellent interpersonal legal research and writing skills... and an interest in civil rights, policy and/or nonprofit lawyering. 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls and LL.M. candidates are eligible. Fellowships are full or...
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Apr 03, 14 USA - DC Washington

Public Interest,
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undertake projects involving sophisticated legal research and writing analysis... law school, excellent interpersonal legal research and writing skills... and an interest in civil rights, policy and/or nonprofit lawyering. 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls and LL.M. candidates are eligible. Fellowships are full or...
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Mar 25, 14 USA - DC Washington

Public Interest, Min 5 yrs required
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lending. Will serve in writing and outreach that advances... federal level. Research and writing on legal issues and... major policy... reports, comment letters, regulatory proposals, and testimony, speeches or articles. Drafting letters, and policy materials legal research and analysis on......
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Mar 25, 14 USA - TX Amarillo

Government, Min 2 yrs required
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substantive review, research, and writing and is responsible for... academic credentials, possess superior legal research and writing skills.... Must be proficient... in computer- assisted research and be able to create computer generated order s and documents. Bar membership and federal...
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Apr 17, 14 USA - CA Los Angeles

Law Firm, 3-4 yrs required
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Should have prior experience in business and entertainment litigation. Defamation experience along with trademark and copyright experience preferred. Superior writing skills are a must.... Should have a proven track record in legal research and drafting of... pleadings, memos, and briefs....
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Apr 17, 14 USA - WA Seattle

Law Firm, 8-10 yrs required
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strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills and a... proven track record in all aspects of a trademark, copyright, domain name, and advertising practice. Must have 8-10 years of relevant trademark experience. Should preferably have high-level skills in US and...
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Apr 16, 14 USA - DC Washington

Public Interest,
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Fellows will join seven-attorney legal team for a two-year... of our three experienced litigators. Third-year law students and recent law-school graduates are eligible to apply. Must have strong research writing and analytical skills and... an interest in First Amendment litigation....
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