Faculty Scholarship

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-2015

Abstract

Every legal problem involves people. You cannot practice law without writing about people. But writing about people in a way that is clear and won’t cause a negative reaction by the reader takes some effort. The language of the law is moving toward gender- and bias-free word choices, but not as [quickly] as other disciplines. Yet, a few simple and easy changes can help move your writing toward being more precise, fair and clear, and help you avoid any negative reaction from the reader. [excerpt]

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