The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Volume 16

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Cover Page

Table of Contents

From the Editor

In Memorium

Beverly Ray Burlingame


The Doctrine of the Last Antecedent, the Example in Barnhart, Why Both Are Weak, and How Textualism Postures
Joseph Kimble

Bamboozled by a Comma: The Second Circuit’s Misdiagnosis of Ambiguity in American International Group, Inc. v. Bank of AmericaCorp.
Kenneth A. Adams

What a Breeze: The Case for the “Impure” Opinion
Ross Guberman

​The Lawyer’s Struggle to Write
Matthew R. Salzwedel

​Future Predictions About Legal Writing: Redundancies and Musings
Kenneth Bressler

The “Best of” Series

Legal-Writing Myths
Gerald Lebovits

On Terra Firma with English
Gerald Lebovits

Free at Last from Obscurity: Achieving Clarity
Gerald Lebovits

Notes on Contributors

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