Edit like a Maestro by checking out our AWR Display! Ever wonder whether to capitalize or not capitalize? Is your memory a tad bit foggy about grammar or punctuation rules? Do you flip a coin to choose between which or that? If you answered yes, our PSL Law Library is the go to place for style manuals and other writing resources.
Style manuals set the “standards” for writing. The manuals answer questions about punctuation, word usage, capitalization, italics, underling, document design, plurals, possessives, and other writing conventions.
Plus, all of the style manuals and other writing resources in the AWR Display are available for check-out. So, consult one of more of these handy writing resources before you turn in your motion, AWR, or other documents.
Bryan Garner, The Elements of Legal Style
Bryan Garner, The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style
Anne Enquist & Laurel Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer
Black’s Law Dictionary (9th ed.) (WestlawNext)
Merriam-Webster Online: Dictionary and Thesaurus
Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (2012) (free e-book)
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