Sturm College of Law
Legal writing, Short sentences, Sentence length
January's column addressed the first of six specific "clear writing techniques to communicate information" set out in the SEC's proposed rules for plain English-the active voice. This column addresses the SEC's second technique-shorter sentences.
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K.K. DuVivier, Plain English Part II: Shorter Sentences and Lighter Luggage, 27 COLO. LAW. 27 (Mar. 1998).