Excellent legal analysis. Now make it 40 percent shorter.

August 15, 2016

Brevity and simplicity are essential to good legal writing. They make writing clear and forceful. They keep readers' attention, a task that is harder in this age of smart phones and 24-hour news cycles. Straightforward writing excludes confidence and intelligence. Writers with a direct style appear more thoughtful and insightful than those who rely on jargon or excessive modifiers.

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