Abstract

http://ssrn.com/abstract=2366065
 


 



George Orwell’s Classic Essay on Writing: 'The Best Style ‘Handbook’' for Lawyers and Judges (Part I)


Douglas E. Abrams


University of Missouri School of Law

December 10, 2013

Precedent, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 23-25, Fall 2013
University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-23

Abstract:     
Professor Abrams authors a column, Writing It Right, in Precedent, the Missouri Bar's quarterly magazine. In a variety of contexts, the column stresses the fundamentals of quality legal writing - precision, conciseness, simplicity and clarity. Future columns will be posted as they are published, every three months or so.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 4

Keywords: Orwell, style, handbook, lawyers, judges, English, writing

Accepted Paper Series





Download This Paper

Date posted: December 11, 2013  

Suggested Citation

Abrams, Douglas E., George Orwell’s Classic Essay on Writing: 'The Best Style ‘Handbook’' for Lawyers and Judges (Part I) (December 10, 2013). Precedent, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 23-25, Fall 2013; University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-23. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2366065

Contact Information

Douglas E. Abrams (Contact Author)
University of Missouri School of Law ( email )
Missouri Avenue & Conley Avenue
Columbia, MO 65211
United States
573-882-0307 (Phone)
Feedback to SSRN


Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 555
Downloads: 199
Download Rank: 91,735

© 2014 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo1 in 0.359 seconds