Ethical Legal Writing

The Review of Litigation, Vol. 21, p. 527, 2002

25 Pages Posted: 8 Jan 2009 Last revised: 9 May 2012

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

This article describes real cases in which lawyers got into trouble for poor legal writing: court sanctions, fines, bar discipline, civil liability, and public humiliation. It offers advice for avoid those fates.

Keywords: legal writing, legal research, ethics, sanctions, bar discipline, unethical, fines, lying, attacks, court rules, citation, plagiarism

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, Ethical Legal Writing (2002). The Review of Litigation, Vol. 21, p. 527, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1324821

Wayne Schiess (Contact Author)

University of Texas School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.utexas.edu/law

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