Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-1998

Keywords

Legal writing, Common English

Organizational Units

Sturm College of Law

Abstract

The SEC has set out six "dear writing techniques" to require that disclosures be written in Plain English. Previous columns have addressed the first four techniques. This column addresses the fiflh: replacing jargon and legalese with short common words.

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