Vol. 81, No. 11, November
New Column Solves Vexing Legal Writing Issues
Through this new column, the legal writing faculty at Marquette
University Law School and other contributors will help solve your vexing
legal writing questions with practical guidance. Topics may range from
broader issues, such as dispelling grammar myths and the value of
revision, to more narrow topics, such as correctly using commas and
other vital punctuation and employing precise words to make your point
explicit and powerful. We may even tackle how to cite with
Although the MU writing faculty will contribute regularly, the
Wisconsin Lawyer welcomes columns submitted from other legal
writing aficionados. The column will appear at least quarterly.
Upcoming topics include dispelling grammar myths, using updated
language, writing concisely, and taking time for revision.
Ask a legal writing expert. We welcome readers’
questions about anything related to legal writing and topic suggestions
for future columns. Your question will be answered directly by the MU
writing faculty and may appear in a future column. Please send your
comments, questions, and topic suggestions to: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: legal writing. –
Wisconsin Lawyer editors.