Christopher R. Trudeau

Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Assistant Professor

300 S. Capitol Avenue

P.O. Box 13038

Lansing, MI 48901

United States

http://www.cooley.edu/faculty/trudeau.html

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

The Public Speaks: An Empirical Study of Legal Communication

14 Scribes J. Leg. Writing 121 (2011-2012)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2011 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
Christopher R. Trudeau
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Downloads 330 (50,388)

Abstract:

plain language, plain English, communication, client, client communication, active voice, complex words, complicated words, Latin, legalese, written communication, oral communication, empirical, client preferences, public preferences, clarity

2.

A Report on Michigan Laws Regulating Burials, Cremations, and Cemeteries

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Christopher R. Trudeau
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Downloads 107 (157,121)

Abstract:

burials, creamation, cemetaries, mortuary science, regulations

3.

A Problem-Solving Approach to Law Practice Developed Through Legal Writing Courses

Teaching Law Practice: Preparing the Next Generation of Lawyers (Vandeplas Publishing, 2013)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Christopher R. Trudeau
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Downloads 75 (247,902)

Abstract:

legal skills, law school, legal writing, problem solving, legal analysis, legal education, legal services

4.

Achieving Clarity: Eight Data-Driven Tips for Legal Communication

Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 91, No. 9, p. 50, September 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2012
Christopher R. Trudeau
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Downloads 73 (251,619)

Abstract:

plain English, plain language, clarity, clear writing, clear drafting, legal writing, legal drafting, client communication, law practice, consumer literacy, consumer, client-focused, client-oriented, client-based, language, style, empirical, quantitative

5.

Introduction: Teaching Law Practice: Preparing the Next Generation of Lawyers

Teaching Law Practice: Preparing the Next Generation of Lawyers, Charles Cercone, Nelson P. Miller, & Christopher Trudeau, eds., Vandeplas, 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Nelson P. Miller, Charles P. Cercone and Christopher R. Trudeau
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Indiana Tech - Law School and Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Downloads 32 (355,179)

Abstract:

law, practice, preparation, entrepreneur, enterprise, innovation, instruction

6.

The Aftermath of BE&K v. NLRB: When May an Employer Challenge the Legality of Union Practices

LACHES, Vol. 451, p. 15, August 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Apr 2011
Christopher R. Trudeau
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Downloads 10 (499,170)

Abstract:

labor, union, unfair labor practices, grievance, collective bargaining

7.

Plain Language in Healthcare: What Lawyers Need to Know About Health Literacy

Trudeau, Christopher, Plain Language in Healthcare: What Lawyers Need to Know About Health Literacy, 95 Mich. B.J., no. 10, 36-39 (Oct. 2016).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
Christopher R. Trudeau
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
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Abstract:

plain language, clarity, clear communication, health law, health literacy, patient-centered care, legal documents, contract drafting, informed consent