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Having Difficulty Understanding Legal Mumbo Jumbo? More Push For Plain Language

Did you know that 88 percent of people in the United States have some trouble understanding health information? Or did you think that percentage was higher? Any way you look at it, nobody is surprised by that number, especially WMU-Cooley Professor Christopher Trudeau. Read Professor Trudeau’s Oct. 25, 2016 article ‘The Public Speaks’: one man’s motivation to simplify legal communication‘ in writeclearlyblog.com.
Legal mumbo-jumbo


trudeau_christopherProfessor Christopher Trudeau teaches Torts, Property, and courses in legal research and writing and is a zealous advocate for plain language. He has focused much of his recent research on combating archaic, traditional language in law, health care, government, and business. The Oct. 25, 2016 article leads up to Clarity 2016, and reflects upon what drove Professor Trudeau to initiate a worldwide survey to better understand legal communication.

 

 

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