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Legal Writing Tip: Mind the Gaps Between Subject, Verb, and Object

By Savannah Blackwell, BASF Bulletin Contributor   To craft an easy-to-understand sentence, make sure the subject, verb, and object do not stray too far from each other. The subject is…

Legal Writing Tip: Get Moving on The Plain English Movement

The Plain English movement is now several decades old. But as a professional editor, I’m still astonished at the wordy and legalese-laden documents out there. Whether you’re bumping up against…