We’ve all long heard about writing practices to avoid, including run-on sentences, excessive passive voice, and nominalization. This webinar not only discusses how those habits can damage briefs, but also explores a key habit brief-writers should embrace: using strong, precise verbs, which are the engine of a persuasive sentence. Panelists also exchange views about finding the most persuasive voice and tone, as well as the right temperature for rhetoric (usually, well below a simmer).
Judge Daniel Patrick Duffy was appointed to the bench in April 2014 and is presently assigned to the First Municipal District, Civil Section, where he presides over a jury trial… Read More
Nora Schweighart is a Senior Counsel at Boeing. She was previously a partner with Kirkland & Ellis. Read More