... [M]any legal writers are bogged down by useless grammar myths: suggestions that they learned as “rules” early in their schooling. We all sat in an elementary school desk long ago and learned how to compose in English. Unfortunately, many students learned what were suggestions-to-help-them-become-more-sophisticated-and- better-writers as rules-never-to-be-broken. Here are my top five “rules” you should throw out as you do your spring cleaning.
Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff, Do Some Spring-Cleaning; Throw out Grammar Myths, 54(5) Advocate 35 (2011)