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“Language is the central tool of our trade…” ~ Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr.
And as Chief Justice Roberts once said, "words are the building blocks of the law. If we aren’t fastidious with language it dilutes the effectiveness and clarity of the law." For those who are in the legal professional, "the more careful they are with their language, the better they are going to be.”
So, what does it take write in like the current 9 sitting SCOTUS Justices? The below LexTalk Infographic outlines the 9 writing styles epitomized by the current sitting SCOTUS Justices.
**Information presented was collected prior to Justice Scalia's death**
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This is interesting. I wasn't aware of the different writing styles. It's great that solid (and sometimes creative) writing is a focus of the SCOTUS judges.