(EN) (PDF) – HOW TO WRITE GOOD LEGAL STUFF | Eugene Volokh & J. Alexander Tanford


“This is a guide to good legal writing. Good writing consists of avoiding common clunkers and using simpler replacements. The replacements aren’t always perfect synonyms but 90% of the time they’re better than the original. Warning: Some changes also require grammatical twiddling of other parts of the sentence. This is not a guide to proper high English usage. We don’t give two hoots whether you dangle participles, split infinitives or end sentences with prepositions. We care that you can write clearly.”


Stefano KaliFire‘s insight:

PDF file, 12 pages

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