Ditch terms like "whereas" and phrases like "comes now before the court."
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Even strong writers have room to improve.
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Here are the topics this newsletter has covered in its first two months.
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Write sentences that are dynamic, not static.
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Transitions are an essential aspect of good prose.
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Use clear, precise language in your legal writing.
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Consider whether you can adjust your punctuation use and word choice to improve your prose’s rhythm.
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Two improvable examples from real legal briefs.
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How writers can avoid sexist language and navigate changing norms.
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Each sentence should propel the reader into the next.
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Readers can only keep a few chunks of information in their mind at once.
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Prefer sentence case. Avoid all caps, initial caps, and title case.
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