How lawyers can convey their ideas in a clear, logical, and inviting manner.
Writing comes easiest when you are fully absorbed in the work.
A central goal of this newsletter is to help you diagnose problems with turgid writing. You should develop a checklist of common problems to watch for …
Lawyers should write with their audience in mind.
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.
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