Precedent, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 23-25, Fall 2013
4 Pages Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Date Written: December 10, 2013
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: Orwell, style, handbook, lawyers, judges, English, writing
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Abrams, Douglas E., George Orwell’s Classic Essay on Writing: 'The Best Style ‘Handbook’' for Lawyers and Judges (Part I) (December 10, 2013). Precedent, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 23-25, Fall 2013; University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-23. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2366065