Ethical Legal Writing
The Review of Litigation, Vol. 21, p. 527, 2002
25 Pages Posted: 8 Jan 2009 Last revised: 9 May 2012
Date Written: 2002
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
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