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What Great Writers Can Teach Lawyers and Judges: Wisdom from Plato to Mark Twain to Stephen King (Part 1)

6 Pages Posted: 21 Nov 2010  

Douglas E. Abrams

University of Missouri School of Law

Date Written: November 19, 2010

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.

Keywords: Writing, Judges, Lawyers, Plato, Twain, Stephen King

Suggested Citation

Abrams, Douglas E., What Great Writers Can Teach Lawyers and Judges: Wisdom from Plato to Mark Twain to Stephen King (Part 1) (November 19, 2010). Precedent, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 16-20, Fall 2010; University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-24. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1711974

Douglas E. Abrams (Contact Author)

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