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George Orwell's Classic Essay on Writing: 'The Best Style 'Handbook' for Lawyers and Judges (Part II)

5 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2014  

Douglas E. Abrams

University of Missouri School of Law

Date Written: March 7, 2014

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: Orwell, style, handbook, lawyers, judges, English, writing

Suggested Citation

Abrams, Douglas E., George Orwell's Classic Essay on Writing: 'The Best Style 'Handbook' for Lawyers and Judges (Part II) (March 7, 2014). Precedent, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 29-32, Winter 2014; University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-07. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2406060

Douglas E. Abrams (Contact Author)

University of Missouri School of Law ( email )

Missouri Avenue & Conley Avenue
Columbia, MO 65211
United States
573-882-0307 (Phone)

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