A Rogues' Gallery of Usage Problems

3 Pages Posted: 14 Aug 2012  

Judith D. Fischer

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

This article covers some contemporary English usage problems that appear in legal writing, including dangling modifiers, confusing deletions of the relative pronoun "that," and misuse of "begs the question" and "as such."

Keywords: English usage problems, legal writing, lawyers' writing, begs the question, "as such," media, criteria, indicia, data, deleting the relative pronoun "that," dangling modifiers

Suggested Citation

Fischer, Judith D., A Rogues' Gallery of Usage Problems (2012). 76 Kentucky Bench & Bar Journal 32 (July 2012); University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2012-13. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2129256

Judith D. Fischer (Contact Author)

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )

Wilson W. Wyatt Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
United States

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