Legal Writing: A Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word By Robert E. Bacharach (Book Review)

9 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2022

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Julie A. Oseid

University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)

Date Written: 2022

Abstract

This review evaluates Judge Robert E. Bacharach’s Legal Writing: A Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word. The book is filled with airtight advice and breathes new life into familiar tips. The book is peppered with short, clear examples as well as scientific support for why certain writing techniques are effective. Judge Bacharach also gives readers an inside look at how a judge views legal writing, and his own writing is an excellent example of everything he recommends.

Keywords: legal writing, judicial writing

Suggested Citation

Oseid, Julie A., Legal Writing: A Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word By Robert E. Bacharach (Book Review) (2022). 20 Scribes J. L. Writing 175 (2021-22), U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-26, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4088941

Julie A. Oseid (Contact Author)

University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota) ( email )

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