Legal Writing

Bryan Garner on Words

Are legalistic labels a bad habit or a necessity?

Question of the Week

What are your go-to grammar guides?

Features

A new defense approach to storytelling changes capital cases in Texas

Law in Popular Culture

Harper Lee will release sequel to ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Storytelling

Going beyond the evidence to spin a story for your jury

Opening Statements

Legal minds differ on whether The Bluebook is subject to copyright protection

Opening Statements

New project rewrites SCOTUS opinions from a feminist perspective

Opening Statements

2014’s Blawg 100 top vote getters

Bryan Garner on Words

Word choice influences the way jurors understand your argument

Asked and Answered

Linda Greenhouse and Jonathan Turley discuss the courts and the press (podcast with transcript)

Bryan Garner on Words

Bryan Garner offers a Magna Carta style guide

Storytelling

How lawyers can craft a case narrative to spark jurists’ and jurors’ interest

The Modern Law Library

All is not as it seems for 9th Circuit clerk in ATL founder’s new novel (podcast)

Women in the Law

Female law review authors are cited at a higher rate than men, study finds

Bryan Garner on Words

How are your punctuation skills? Try this comparison exercise to find out

ABA Journal

Voting opens for the 2014 Blawg 100

Bryan Garner on Words

Regaining the Joy of Reading

Crafting Stories

Shaping Your Legal Storytelling

Bryan Garner on Words

10 Tips for Better Legal Writing

U.S. Supreme Court

Clearly, justices don’t observe ban on the word ‘clearly’