This history of legal language slices through the polysyllabic thicket of legalese. The text shows to what extent legalese is simply a product of its past and demonstrates that arcane vocabulary is not an inevitable feature of our legal system.Ct. Rules (E.D. Cal.), Civil Rule 51.163 (1997). 16. Manual of Model Criminal Jury Instructions for the District Courts of the Ninth Circuit iv (1992). 1 7. Amiram Elwork, Bruce D. Sales, and JamesJ. Alfini, MakingJury Instructions Understandableanbsp;...
|Author||:||Peter M. Tiersma|
|Publisher||:||University of Chicago Press - 2000-05-15|