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Writing guides

o   Cromwell, T., Effective Written Advocacy (Aurora: Canada Law Book/Cartwright Group, 2008)
o   Fitzgerald, M., Legal Problem Solving: Reasoning, Research and Writing, 3rd ed. (Toronto: Butterworths, 2004)
o   Gordon & Elkhadem, The Law Workbook: Developing Skills for Legal Research and Writing (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications Limited, 2001)
o   * James & Goncalves, Modern writing for lawyers, 2nd ed. (Vancouver : CLE, 2000)
o   Hacker, D., Canadian Pocket Style Manual (Toronto: Nelson Canada, 1995)
o   Iosipescu & Whitehead, Legal Writing and Research Manual, 6th ed. (Toronto: Butterworths, 2004)
o   LePan, D., The Broadview Book of Common Errors in English, 5th ed. (Peterborough, Ont., 2003)
o   McCallum et al., Synthesis: Legal Reading, Reasoning and Writing in Canada, 2nd ed. (North York: CCH, 2008)
o   Pagé-Arpin, M., Legal Style Guide (Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2006)
o   Perrel, P., Written Advocacy (Toronto: The Law Society of Upper Canada, 1995)
o   Salembier, J. Legal and legislative drafting (Markham: Butterworths, 2009)
o   Shea, E, BIA, CCAA & WEPPA: a guide to the new bankruptcy & insolvency regime (Markham: LexisNexis, 2009)
o   The Canadian style: A guide to writing and editing (Toronto: Dandon Press Limited, 1997)
o   The Globe and Mail Style Book, 9th ed. (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Inc., 2003)
o   Tjaden, T., Legal Research and Writing, 2nd ed. (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2004)
o   Yogis & Christie, Legal Writing and Research Manual, 5th ed. (Markham: Butterworths, 2000)
o   Adams, K., A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting, 2nd ed. (Chicago: American Bar Association, 2008)
o   Buchanan & Norko, The Psychiatric Report: Principles and Practice of Forensic Writing (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011)
o   Edwards, L., Legal Writing and Analysis (New York: Aspen Publishers, 2007).
o   Enquist et al., Just writing: grammar, punctuation, and style for the legal writer (New York: Aspen Publishers, 2005)
o   Fiske, R., The dictionary of concise writing: more than 10,000 alternatives to wordy phrases, 2nd ed. (Oak Park, Ill. : Marion Street Press, 2006)
o   Garner, Newman, & Jackson, The redbook: a manual on legal style, 2nd ed. (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2006)
o   Goldstein and Lieberman, The Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well, 2nd. ed. (University of California Press, 2002)
o   Haggard, T., The Lawyer's Book of Rules for Effective Legal Writing (Littleton, Colorado:  F.B. Rothman, 1997)
o   Schmedemann & Kunz, Synthesis: Legal Reading, Reasoning, and Writing, 3d ed. (New York: Aspen Publishers, 2003)
o   Zillman & Roth, Strategic Legal Writing (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008)
Nancy Soonpaa, Sue Liemer & Coleen Barger:
Legal writing website (American) that includes video interviews of judges discussing good legal writing and advocacy techniques. Includes a video of Lord Denning.
Language log
Clarity - An international association promoting plain legal language
The Plain Language Association International
The American Society of Legal Writers
Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel (covers legislative drafting)