Recent Judicial Criticism Cases: Audience, Style and Tone Matter

AALS Professional Responsibility Section Newsletter, Fall 2016

Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2016-7

4 Pages Posted: 9 Jun 2016

See all articles by Kirsten K. Davis

Kirsten K. Davis

Stetson University College of Law

Date Written: May 1, 2016

Abstract

Do courts care about audience, style, and tone when lawyers criticize judges? Three recent state supreme court opinions suggest they do.

Keywords: Rhetoric, Judicial Criticism, Ethics, Professional Responsibility

Suggested Citation

Davis, Kirsten K., Recent Judicial Criticism Cases: Audience, Style and Tone Matter (May 1, 2016). AALS Professional Responsibility Section Newsletter, Fall 2016, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2016-7, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2792388

Kirsten K. Davis (Contact Author)

Stetson University College of Law ( email )

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