Legal Writing

Bryan Garner on Words

How one lawyer went from aspiring library board member to municipal charter drafter

Obiter Dicta

What’s the evidentiary standard for emojis?

Question of the Week

What are some of your go-to words and phrases in your legal writing?

Labor & Employment

Former law librarian sues Texas school, alleging racial, gender discrimination

Legal Writing

Judge waxes poetic on inmate’s pro se filing

ABA Journal/Ross Short Legal Fiction Contest winner: ‘Sealed Windows’

Storytelling

Behavioral economist’s work offers lessons for legal storytellers about judgment and decision-making

Your ABA

ABA’s Ankerwycke imprint publishes books that show the ‘flesh and blood’ side of the law

Legal Writing

Yale law librarians dispute ‘wildly erroneous’ claim on Bluebook’s origin

Features

What is the state of the legal blogosphere?

Features

‘Umpire’ blog is shuttered, but its judge-author is staying in the game

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused judges of ‘incompetence and ignorance’ in pleading, ethics complaint alleges

Bryan Garner on Words

Is your pronunciation on point? Take this quiz to find out

Bryan Garner on Words

Tips on organizing your table of contents for statutory and contractual interpretations

Profile

Lawyer’s life’s mission is to reduce racial conflict with cops

Legal Rebels Profile

Jonathan Zittrain: Fighting ‘link rot’ in court opinions and legal scholarship

Labor & Employment

California state judge rules against Uber’s arbitration agreement with drivers

Bryan Garner on Words

Good headings show you’ve thought out your arguments well in advance

Storytelling

How trials are more like plot-driven movies than character-driven novels

Bryan Garner on Words

The Bluebook’s 20th edition prompts many musings from Bryan Garner