Sturm College of Law
Legal writing, Audience
Fortunately, some universals about legal audiences help make the task of defining good legal writing easier than defining good fiction writing. Legal writing must be utilitarian, so the emphasis should be on the message rather than on the writing itself. Consequently, to avoid distracting or turning off readers, my students must concentrate as much on what they should not write as on what they actually do write.
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K.K. DuVivier, Eye of the Beholder, 35 Colo. Law. 91 (Jan. 2006).