'Fear Itself': What Legal Writers Can Learn From FDR's Iconic Moment

74 Journal of the Missouri Bar 148 (May-June 2018)

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-24

4 Pages Posted: 29 May 2018

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Douglas E. Abrams

University of Missouri School of Law

Date Written: May 29, 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: FDR, fear, fear itself, Macron, legal writing, Jefferson, editing, Missouri, Holzer, Lincoln, Roosevelt, Thoreau

Suggested Citation

Abrams, Douglas E., 'Fear Itself': What Legal Writers Can Learn From FDR's Iconic Moment (May 29, 2018). 74 Journal of the Missouri Bar 148 (May-June 2018); University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-24. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3186712

Douglas E. Abrams (Contact Author)

University of Missouri School of Law ( email )

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

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