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A Day in the Life of the American Contract

Do practicing lawyers get to vote on legal-writing controversies? Not if you ask some self-styled pundits. Like other forms of writing, legal writing has its descriptivists (“Here’s how lawyers do write”) and its prescriptivists (“Here’s how


Five Habits to Make in 2016

I try to stay upbeat about legal writing. In that spirit, I will suggest five great habits for the few short months of 2016 that remain. 1. At least once a week, expose yourself . . . to a writing model.