How lawyers can convey their ideas in a clear, logical, and inviting manner.
Legal stylists disagree on how often lawyers should use footnotes and what they should use them for.
When citing precedents, you often need to provide some factual context to assure the reader that they apply.
Referring to judges correctly and deferentially is a nonnegotiable requirement of strong legal writing.
Your prose should be understated and focused on effective persuasion.
Think twice the next time you consider writing that something is "crystal clear."
Cultivate a style that is simple and direct.
Readers instinctively turn away from any text that looks like it will be difficult to slog through.
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