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Gender-free legal writing

Gender-free legal writing

managing the personal pronouns.

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Published by British Columbia Law Institute in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legal composition.,
  • English language -- Pronoun.,
  • Nonsexist language.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBritish Columbia Law Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20106421M
    ISBN 101894278011

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This project suggests a style of legal writing that is “gender-free”-one that avoids the use of pronouns entirely. It explores a number of techniques that may be used in the creation of documents that are free of gender-specific pronouns. It is intended to serve three functions. Get this from a library.

Gender-free legal writing: managing the personal pronouns. [British Columbia Law Institute.;]. Publication Gender-Free Gender-free legal writing book Writing: Managing the Personal Pronouns. Published: Paper Number: Project: Gender-Free Legal Writing: Managing the Personal Pronouns () The following backgrounder is available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

Download document ( KB). book with answers for writers who currently adhere to a gender‐free style, but en‐ counter specific problems.

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