Lawyers, Clients, and Robots
Writing to build relationships; the problem of idioms; audience, purpose, tone, and the impact they have on legal writing.
Welcome to Lawyers, Clients, and Robots! We began this course by talking about how the best legal writing is clear, concise, and engaging. It’s easy to understand why being clear and concise is important, even though most legal writing seems to be anything but clear and concise. Engagement is something different, yet equally important. Novels are engaging. Movies and TV shows are engaging, or at least, they try to be. But legal writing? When you think of legal writing, engaging is not...