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Typography for lawyers

Author: Matthew Butterick; Bryan A Garner
Publisher: Houston, TX : O'Connor's/Jones McClure, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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"Originally released to great acclaim in 2010, Typography for Lawyers was the first guide to the essentials of typography aimed specifically at lawyers. Author Matthew Butterick, an attorney and Harvard-trained typographer, dispelled the myth that legal documents are incompatible with excellent typography. Butterick explained how to get professional results with the tools you already have quickly and easily. Revised  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Butterick; Bryan A Garner
ISBN: 9781598392623 159839262X
OCLC Number: 929908941
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 18 cm
Contents: Why typography matters --
Type composition --
Text formatting --
Font recommendations --
Page layout --
Sample documents --
Appendix.
Other Titles: Typography for lawyers :
Typography for lawyers, 2nd
Responsibility: Matthew Butterick ; [foreward by Bryan A. Garner].

Abstract:

"Originally released to great acclaim in 2010, Typography for Lawyers was the first guide to the essentials of typography aimed specifically at lawyers. Author Matthew Butterick, an attorney and Harvard-trained typographer, dispelled the myth that legal documents are incompatible with excellent typography. Butterick explained how to get professional results with the tools you already have quickly and easily. Revised and updated … the second edition includes: new topics such as email, footnotes, alternate figures, and OpenType features; avice for presentations, contracts, grids of numbers, and court opinions; technical tips covering the newest versions of Word and WordPerfect for Windows and OS X; new font recommendations, including two that are free; new essays on the font copyrights, screen-reading considerations, and typographic disputes that have reached the courts; a refreshed layout, featuring type features designed by the author."--from Amazon.com website.
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