Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research and writing, practice, and technology.
Research & Writing
Commonly misused. First, as a conjunction, which it isn’t: The Outside Directors and Officers Liability policy held by the firm on your behalf is set to expire on July 30, 2015, however your assistance is required in advance. Don’t do this. It’s a bad run-on sentence, and just replacing the second comma with a semi-colon doesn’t fix it. Segue to second misuse: at the beginning of a sentence (or after a semi-colon): …