Plain-English Drafting for the 'Age of Statutes'

10 Pages Posted: 10 Mar 2008 Last revised: 9 Sep 2009

Douglas E. Abrams

University of Missouri School of Law

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.

Keywords: legal writing, legal research and writing

Suggested Citation

Abrams, Douglas E., Plain-English Drafting for the 'Age of Statutes'. University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-05; Precedent, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 20-22, Winter 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1104065

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)

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