Mincing No Words: When the Court's Opinion Criticizes an Advocate's Writing

76 Journal of the Missouri Bar 77 (March - April 2020)

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-13

5 Pages Posted: 20 Apr 2020

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Douglas E. Abrams

University of Missouri School of Law

Date Written: April 19, 2020

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.

Keywords: writing, court, advocate, criticize

Suggested Citation

Abrams, Douglas E., Mincing No Words: When the Court's Opinion Criticizes an Advocate's Writing (April 19, 2020). 76 Journal of the Missouri Bar 77 (March - April 2020), University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-13, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3580422

Douglas E. Abrams (Contact Author)

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