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A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (edizione 1995)

di Bryan A. Garner (Autore)

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With double the length and coverage of the original, this new edition of A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (DMLU) thoroughly marshals and analyzes modern legal vocabulary. Since the first edition, Bryan A. Garner has drawn on his unrivaled experience as a legal editor to refine his positionson legal usage and to add a wealth of new material. Here's how Garner's revision makes DMLU, Second Edition indispensable:-- Updates every existing entry, making this a second edition in the fullest sense;-- Adds hundreds of new entries;-- Adds hundreds of new sections within existing entries;-- Adds over 3,000 new illustrative quotations from judicial opinions and leading lawbooks by prominent legal commentators;-- Reconsiders previously held positions, now saying, for example, that contractions are sometimes permissible in legal writing;-- Fully elaborates ideas only mentioned in the first edition;-- Takes into account numerous comments received from first edition users;-- Expands and updates cross-references to guide readers quickly and easily.Influential writers and editors rely on DMLU daily. Charles Alan Wright, for example, says, "I consult Garner regularly. He offers authoritative guidance on many matters of usage that are unique to legal writing....Garner is almost always pithy; he is often witty. Any lawyer, no matter how experton words and language, is sure to learn from Garner's fine book." And the editors of Harvard Law Review have found it essential: "In a work worthy of comparison to Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage, Mr. Garner...sets forth an authoritative guide to American legal usage and style. All legalwriters will find it an invaluable help; many law review editors will find it a source of delight. Don't confront your editor without it."Features:-- Functions both as a style guide and as a law dictionary-- Guides writers to distinguish between true terms of law and mere jargon-- Illustrates recommended forms of expression as well as common blunders with thousands of quotations and citations-- Explains the origins of expressions lawyers regularly use, such as Know all men by these presents, or party of the first part-- Records and evaluates more than 100 twentieth-century neologisms, from conclusory to farminor, from Mirandize to representee-- Distinguishes American from British usage and refers to current practice among Australian, Canadian, and Scottish legal writers-- Solves editorial problems by dealing with practical writing issues-- Offers wit and erudition reminiscent of H.W. Fowler, author of the first so-called usage dictionary.In short, in its Second Edition DMLU remains, as one reviewer hailed it in 1987, "truly unique in the literature of law." It is an essential resource for practicing lawyers, scholars of the law, and libraries of all sizes and types.… (altro)
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Titolo:A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage
Autori:Bryan A. Garner (Autore)
Info:Oxford University Press (1995), Edition: 2, 984 pages
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  pbth1957 | Nov 19, 2021 |
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  Farella | Mar 30, 2011 |
An excellent reference for any writer of legal documents or researcher in the law, Garner's Modern Legal Usage is full of thorough, engaging explanations, and shows a strong preference for using as plain, clear English in the service of the law as possible. The notes on archaisms and uses that have fallen out of favor are especially helpful. The book also includes notes on various derogatory terms for lawyers, which are awesome and hilarious. ( )
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Includes a series of Essays on Style, Usage, Lexicology, wording, and punctuation.
This work is not merely a dictionary of meanings. It also provides short (alphabetically-accessed) Essays on Style, Grammar, Usage, Legal Lexicology, and Word Formation. For example, legal writing is plagued with Zeugmas. These confusions could be converted to Syllepsis to be correct and add both purposefulness and humor. Nice to know.

As noted in the essay on "Chameleon Words": A competent draftsman would not deliberately pick a word which instead of controlling the context is easily colored by it.. With this tool, prepare to challenge for cause!

Quote: IRONY. "The chief irony of lawyerdom is that poll after poll shows that (1) the public holds lawyers in low esteem, but (2) of all the possible careers that are available, parents would prefer to have their children become lawyers. Whole books could be written about that inconsistency."[509] ( )
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With double the length and coverage of the original, this new edition of A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (DMLU) thoroughly marshals and analyzes modern legal vocabulary. Since the first edition, Bryan A. Garner has drawn on his unrivaled experience as a legal editor to refine his positionson legal usage and to add a wealth of new material. Here's how Garner's revision makes DMLU, Second Edition indispensable:-- Updates every existing entry, making this a second edition in the fullest sense;-- Adds hundreds of new entries;-- Adds hundreds of new sections within existing entries;-- Adds over 3,000 new illustrative quotations from judicial opinions and leading lawbooks by prominent legal commentators;-- Reconsiders previously held positions, now saying, for example, that contractions are sometimes permissible in legal writing;-- Fully elaborates ideas only mentioned in the first edition;-- Takes into account numerous comments received from first edition users;-- Expands and updates cross-references to guide readers quickly and easily.Influential writers and editors rely on DMLU daily. Charles Alan Wright, for example, says, "I consult Garner regularly. He offers authoritative guidance on many matters of usage that are unique to legal writing....Garner is almost always pithy; he is often witty. Any lawyer, no matter how experton words and language, is sure to learn from Garner's fine book." And the editors of Harvard Law Review have found it essential: "In a work worthy of comparison to Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage, Mr. Garner...sets forth an authoritative guide to American legal usage and style. All legalwriters will find it an invaluable help; many law review editors will find it a source of delight. Don't confront your editor without it."Features:-- Functions both as a style guide and as a law dictionary-- Guides writers to distinguish between true terms of law and mere jargon-- Illustrates recommended forms of expression as well as common blunders with thousands of quotations and citations-- Explains the origins of expressions lawyers regularly use, such as Know all men by these presents, or party of the first part-- Records and evaluates more than 100 twentieth-century neologisms, from conclusory to farminor, from Mirandize to representee-- Distinguishes American from British usage and refers to current practice among Australian, Canadian, and Scottish legal writers-- Solves editorial problems by dealing with practical writing issues-- Offers wit and erudition reminiscent of H.W. Fowler, author of the first so-called usage dictionary.In short, in its Second Edition DMLU remains, as one reviewer hailed it in 1987, "truly unique in the literature of law." It is an essential resource for practicing lawyers, scholars of the law, and libraries of all sizes and types.

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