Legal Writing

Annual Meeting

Magna Carta should inspire lawyers to rise above partisanship, solve problems, chief justice says

Supreme Court Report

Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change the errors of their ways

Bryan Garner on Words

How to avoid mucking up the most crucial part of discourse

Crafting Stories

Stealing stories from the movies

Editor's Note

ABA Journal wins Magazine of the Year, best Web News Section at 2014 Azbee Awards

ABA Journal Podcast

Bryan Garner on legal neologisms and how ‘Black’s Law Dictionary’ keeps up (podcast with transcript)

Features

An interview with Judge Richard A. Posner

Opening Statements

App translates rules of golf into plain English

Cover Story

Who owns the law? Technology reignites the war over just how public documents should be

Letters to the Editor

Letters: Cloud, Paper, Servers

Opening Statements

Loss of his notes in the Sept. 11 WTC attacks didn’t stop lawyer from completing new book

Bryan Garner on Words

A Tale of 2 Associates: How polish and attention to detail can win the motion

Constitutional Law

Are there any unused Katz puns for law review articles? Prof pounces on the issue

U.S. Supreme Court

Sotomayor tangles even with Ginsburg in court opinions

Supreme Court Report

Experts sound off once again on Justice Thomas’ silence

Bryan Garner on Words

The tortuous tale behind the 10th edition of the most widely cited lawbook in the world

Bryan Garner on Words

Ax these terms from your legal writing

Your ABA

2 books to commemorate 800 years of the Magna Carta

Law in Popular Culture

Silver Gavel finalists named; ABA award honors media and arts that foster legal understanding

Bryan Garner on Words

Weighing the arguments for and against obfuscation in court