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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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Jul 18,14 USA - NV Las Vegas

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Jul 10,14 USA - CT Hartford

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Jul 02, 14 USA - AZ Phoenix

Public Interest, Max 3 yrs required
clerks, engage in scholarly writing and public speaking, and... to freedom manifested in writing and/or activism. Must have... excellent writing researching and editing skills... and be familiar with the Microsoft Office software suite. Should also have a strong work ethic...
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Jul 23, 14 USA - NY New York City

Public Interest, Neighborhood Defender Service ... Min 1 yrs required
candidate will provide high-quality legal representation to clients in... or the local jails legal research and writing trial... communities. Must possess strong writing skills, a demonstrated ability... to communicate clearly and efficiently through writing and must have a... high level...
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Jul 17, 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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Jul 09, 14 USA - FL Tallahassee

highly responsible work conducting legal research activities for a... of a variety of legal issues brought before the... as demonstrated superior research writing and analytical skills. Should... have knowledge of legal principles, statutory and case writing ability to analyze complex legal issues and complicated factual......
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Jul 23, 14 USA - DC Washington

Public Interest, Min 5 yrs required
be designed to provide legal and health policy analysis,... other things, engage in writing analysis and legislative and... Assist the Director of Litigation as needed on federal litigation. Assist with the Center’s publications, training, consulting writing and community education work.......
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Jul 22, 14 USA - WA Seattle

Law Firm, Min 3 yrs required
insurance-coverage work including research writing opinion letters, and advising... admitted to practice in Washington. Should have 3+ years of experience in practicing in the areas of insurance coverage and personal injury defense. Must have exceptional legal research and writing skills.......
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Jul 21, 14 USA - TX Amarillo

Government, Min 2 yrs required
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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Jul 16, 14 USA - NM Albuquerque

Public Interest, 2-5 yrs required
for research, analysis, and writing for the organization on... care. Primary responsibilities include legal research and writing policy... analysis and advocacy,... legislative drafting, negotiation, community education, and collaboration with non-profit, community-based, and governmental organizations. Responsibilities: Develop and maintain expertise in...
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Jul 14, 14 USA - DC Washington

broad range of substantive legal work in one of... the government's preeminent legal offices. Will work in... work, including discovery, brief writing and oral argument. After... have excellent academic achievement writing skills, law review and/or... moot court experience, clinic or...
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Jul 14, 14 USA - DC Washington

broad range of substantive legal work in one of... the government's preeminent legal offices. Will work in... work, including discovery, brief writing and oral argument. After... have excellent academic achievement writing skills, law review and/or... moot court experience, clinic or...
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