Legal Writing

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


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


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

Bryan Garner on Words

Lawmakers should work toward adopting strong, standardized language in criminal statutes

Opening Statements

NYC lawyer turns to zombies, werewolves and cocker spaniels for his books about case law

Crafting Stories

Savvy trial lawyers create sensory experiences to help jurors perceive witnesses’ stories

Supreme Court Report

June is busting out all over with big-time SCOTUS decisions


New ABA annotation may help courts and lawyers navigate attorney sanction process

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Help decide the winner of the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Bryan Garner on Words

First impressions endure, even in brief writing

The Modern Law Library

Grammar nerds, meet your ‘Comma Queen’ (podcast)

Bryan Garner on Words

Are legalistic labels a bad habit or a necessity?

Question of the Week

What are your go-to grammar guides?


A new defense approach to storytelling changes capital cases in Texas