The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Volume 1
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Table of Contents
From the Editor
Articles and Essays
Literary Allusion in Legal Writing The Haynsworth-Wright Letters
by Charles Alan Wright
Should Lawyers Punctuate?
by Richard C. Wydick
Why Judges Have Nothing to Tell Lawyers About Writing
by Steven Stark
Extremist Drafting of Federal Statutes
by John A. Bell
Not So Fast on the Crits: A Grudging Tribute (or Concession) to Crit Style
by John D. Ayer
A Few of Wisdom’s Idiosyncrasies and a Few of Ignorance’s: A Judicial Style Sheet
by Thomas Gibbs Gee
A Style Sheet for Litigation
by James W. McElhaney
Why the First-Year Legal-Writing Course Cannot Do Much About Bad Legal Writing
by Douglas Laycock
Reaction and Distraction: The Pronoun Problem in Legal Persuasion
by Beverly Ray Burlingame
Unmasking Jargon as Substance: How the Crits Have Made a Dialect out of Dialectic
by Owen Peter Martikan
Is Judicial Humor Judicious?
by Susan K. Rushing
Notes & Queries
Notes on Contributors
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