Legal Writing: Sense and Nonsense

74 Journal of the Missouri Bar 94 (March-April 2018)

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-23

5 Pages Posted: 29 May 2018  

Douglas E. Abrams

University of Missouri School of Law

Date Written: March 1, 2018

Abstract

Professor Abrams authors a column, Writing it Right, in the Journal of the Missouri Bar. In a variety of contexts, the column stresses the fundamentals of quality legal writing - conciseness, precision, simplicity, and clarity.

Future columns will be posted as they are published every three months or so.

Keywords: legal writing, Sierra Club, Mellinkoff, Language of the Law, Path of the Law, Holmes,

Suggested Citation

Abrams, Douglas E., Legal Writing: Sense and Nonsense (March 1, 2018). 74 Journal of the Missouri Bar 94 (March-April 2018); University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-23. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3185050

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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