Fundamental of Legal Writing

“Briefs are written for one audience and one audience only—judges and their law clerks. They have the most limited readership of any professional writing.” Judge Ruggero Alidsert

2 thoughts on “Fundamental of Legal Writing

  1. And it should be pitched to the law clerk. People think, oh, they’re judges, they know the basics. Does the graduated 3L – bright, but inexperienced – know them? Maybe … I was pretty darn ignorant then, myself.

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