Title

Be Plain

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1-1992

Keywords

Legal writing, Word choice, Brevity

Organizational Units

Sturm College of Law

Abstract

You are pondering which word to use in a brief. Which should you sue—“supra,” “aforementioned” or “above”? Be cautious of Latin and archaic English words. If you use them, your argument, as well as your reputation may be placed at risk.

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