When Your Boss Wants It the Old Way

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 12, p. 163, 2009

5 Pages Posted: 6 Aug 2010

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

This article offers reasons lawyers continue to use outdated language and formats and gives suggestions for handling it when you try to modernize your writing and face resistance.

Keywords: writing, legal writing, judges, boss, fear, inertia, professionalism, modern

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, When Your Boss Wants It the Old Way (2009). Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 12, p. 163, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1654020

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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