In this episode of the ABA’s Modern Law Library Podcast Judge Robert E. Bacharach of the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dives into the science of psycholinguists to teach lawyers and judges about how written words persuade an audience. Judge Bacharach also chats about his own writing process, shares his top takeaways from the experts he consulted, and offers his advice for young litigators.

You can also check out the culmination of Judge Bacharach’s research and insight in his new book, Legal Writing: A Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word, published by the ABA and available in print in the Muse Library.

 

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ABA Modern Law Library Podcast: Need to sharpen your legal writing? 10th Circuit Court judge shares his tips, Legal Talk Network. (01/26/2022), https://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/aba-journal-modern-law-library/2022/01/need-to-sharpen-your-legal-writing-10th-circuit-court-judge-shares-his-tips/.

Need to sharpen your legal writing? 10th Circuit Court Judge shares his tips, A.B.A (Jan. 26, 2022), https://www.abajournal.com/books/article/podcast-episode-163.

ABA Young Lawyers Division, https://www.americanbar.org/groups/young_lawyers/ (last visited Jan. 18, 2022).

Robert E. Bacharach, Legal Writing: a Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word (A.B.A. 2020).

Want to sharpen your legal writing? – Tips from the ABA’s Modern Law Library Podcast

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