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Discuss the differences and similarities in writing to the following different audiences:

To the court
To the opposing attorney
To the client
To your supervising attorney
To a new paralegal who was assigned to help you with a case

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Discuss the differences and similarities in writing to the following different audiences:

To the court

When writing to the court, the writer should ensure that appellate briefs and negotiation letters written for clients are capable of persuading the audience without provoking a hostile response that is disrespectful or wasteful of the court's time with information that isn't pertinent for the document. When writing documents to a court, the writer must ensure that they conform to the required document style.

To the ...

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This response addresses how legal writers should write legal memos and documents to the court, clients, opposing attorneys, or any other court actors.

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