Wednesday, September 21, 2022
“The tendency for lawyers to “embed” legal jargon “in convoluted syntax” has been speculated not only to be prevalent in legal texts but as a potential badge of honor for those who wish to “talk like a lawyer” and be accepted by their profession.”
– Eric Martinez, Francis Mollica & Edward Gibbon –
Dear Legal Professionals: Your jargon is all too often incomprehensible and we now have not only proof of this but an award to boot. To learn more, Click here for the article Poor Writing, Not Specialized Concepts, Drives Processing Difficulty in Legal Language or Click here for the article Constipated Scorpions and the Best Way to Open a Door: The 2022 Ig Nobel Winners Are Here.
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