Legal Writing Exercises  
Legal Writing in Plain English
by Bryan Gardner includes
Tips on generating thoughts, organizing them, and creating outlines
Advice on expressing your ideas clearly and powerfully
Dozens of real-life writing examples to illustrate writing problems and solutions
Exercises to reinforce principles of good writing
Helpful guidance on page layout
A punctuation guide that shows the correct uses of every punctuation mark
Model legal documents that demonstrate the power of plain English

The exercises from Legal Writing in Plain English are organized under fifty principles. Click on the principle to go to its exercise page.

Quiz on Revising Passive Constructions

Gettysburg Address
Lincoln's masterpiece is a superb example of how parallel form produces eloquence. Find the parallelisms yourself. Then click on the movie icon to see the patterns of parallelism within the Address.

Parallel Quizzes
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 Quiz 3