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This is for my resume so I want to use the right preposition here . . .

"Researched and drafted judicial opinions on/for a wide variety of civil and criminal cases"

I cannot tell if I should use ON or FOR in this situation.

Later in my resume for another experience I have been using on . . . "Researched and drafted reports and recommendations on a wide range of issues, including . . . "

Now I am confused and don't know what to do.

  • Did you research and draft judicial opinions for use in a wide variety of civil and criminal cases or did you research and draft judicial opinions on a wide variety of civil and criminal cases that were used elsewhere (i.e. after the fact)? – KillingTime Feb 9 at 1:42
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They have different meanings:

"Researched and drafted judicial opinions on a wide variety of civil and criminal cases" means that you researched a large number of civil and criminal cases for some other project or entity - perhaps your boss wanted to know how many times the lawyers used a particular trick, and with that data he made a graph on his wall.

"Researched and drafted judicial opinions for a wide variety of civil and criminal cases" means that you were employed in a large variety of civil and criminal cases, and in each of those cases you researched and/or drafted judicial opinions.

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