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Legal Writing Tips

Legal Writing Tip: Heed the Bench’s Preferences

By Savannah Blackwell, BASF Bulletin Contributor   Ross Guberman, the acclaimed legal writing consultant and author of Point Made: How to Write Like the Nation’s Top Advocates and Point Taken:…

Should we “put all citations in footnotes”—or not?

By Savannah Blackwell Everyone agrees legal brief writers should strive for clear, orderly prose and a coherent chain of argument. At the same time, we must show there is legal…