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Legalese versus plain language


Article looking at developments in legal drafting, considering traditional approaches, reluctance to change, pitfalls of change and the benefits of plain language. Article by Professor Peter Butt (Associate Professor of Law at the university of Sydney and IALS Inns of Court Fellow 2001). Published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

Butt, Peter (2001) Legalese versus plain language. Amicus Curiae, 2001 (35). pp. 28-32.


Item Type:Article
Subjects:Law
Keywords:Legislative drafting
Divisions:Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Collections:Amicus Curiae
Deposited By:Peter Webster
Date Deposited:01 May 2012 08:49
Last Modified:01 May 2012 10:23
ItemID:3751
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