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Be Direct


Judith D. Fischer


University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

July 10, 2013

Kentucky Bench and Bar Magazine 32 (July 2013)
University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2014-08

Abstract:     
Some legal writing is vague, but direct phrasing is clearer and stronger. Specify who did what in order to sharpen legal writing.

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Keywords: legal writing, indirect, direct writing, vague, general, passive voice, expletive constructions, weasel phrasing, obfuscate, vivid writing

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Date posted: October 4, 2013 ; Last revised: March 26, 2014

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Fischer, Judith D., Be Direct (July 10, 2013). Kentucky Bench and Bar Magazine 32 (July 2013); University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2014-08. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2335011

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Judith D. Fischer (Contact Author)
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )
Wilson W. Wyatt Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
United States
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