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This blawg is dedicated to "making legal writing clear, correct and direct." Posts cover the latest court rules regarding word limits and page limits, as well as the use of cites, footnotes and dates. He even entertains debate about the serial comma.

Author: Wayne Schiess is director of legal writing at the University of Texas School of Law.

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Recent Posts from Blog

Word limits: better than page limits?
Posted: Jun 27, 2016, 10:32 am CDT
How do lawyers do at giving assignments?
Posted: Jun 23, 2016, 10:22 am CDT
Wayne Schiess steps down as director
Posted: May 4, 2016, 8:52 am CDT
Tips for Concision 8: Edit for Wordiness
Posted: Mar 31, 2016, 12:34 pm CDT
Advice to a new lawyer?
Posted: Jan 26, 2016, 11:56 am CST
A legal-writing teacher walks into a bar . . .
Posted: Jan 15, 2016, 10:06 am CST
Don’t be a stickler?
Posted: Dec 21, 2015, 12:56 pm CST