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How Written Advocacy Shapes Doctrine (Part I): Did Bad Briefing Decide Lochner v. New York?

5 Pages Posted: 9 Mar 2012  

Douglas E. Abrams

University of Missouri School of Law

Date Written: March 8, 2012

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: advocacy, doctrine, briefs, brief, briefing, Lochner

Suggested Citation

Abrams, Douglas E., How Written Advocacy Shapes Doctrine (Part I): Did Bad Briefing Decide Lochner v. New York? (March 8, 2012). Precedent, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 24-27, Winter 2012; University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-03. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2018623

Douglas E. Abrams (Contact Author)

University of Missouri School of Law ( email )

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Columbia, MO 65211
United States
573-882-0307 (Phone)

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