Tag Archives: Editing

Damages (2016 Revision): Later, but Better

by Dean Land, Legal Publications Attorney Editor During our editing process here in the OSB Legal Publications Department, it’s not uncommon for the Oregon appellate courts to issue an opinion that affects the book that we’re working on. Sometimes, the … Continue reading

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Editorial Sloth, Lists, Etc.

By Yasha Renner, Attorney Editor It was a Friday, almost lunch time, and I was nearing the end of a chapter I was editing for the 2016 revision of Damages. I couldn’t figure out why the chapter’s author decided to … Continue reading

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OSB Looking for an Attorney Editor

Are you passionate about the Oxford comma? Are you a stickler for correct citation format? Can you clearly distinguish the holding of a case from mere dicta? Do you wince when you see that sign in the grocery store that … Continue reading

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Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day? Probably not.

by Ian Pisarcik, Legal Publications Attorney Editor The writer David Foster Wallace was so fond of words that he used to lie awake for hours reading the dictionary and circling the ones he liked best: Maugre, Tarantism, Ruck, Sciolism, Primipara. … Continue reading

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The Power of Typeface

By Ian Pisarcik, Legal Publications Attorney Editor How many animals of each species did Moses take on the Ark? If you answered “two,” you’re wrong, but you’re not alone. According to a study published in The Journal of the International … Continue reading

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30 Years of Legal Editing

By Cheryl McCord, Legal Publications Attorney Editor I am a legal editor. For over 30 years, I have edited legal resources used and relied upon by Oregon lawyers. Over the years, I have seen a lot of mind-boggling changes in … Continue reading

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