Tag:Journal of The Missouri Bar

Professor Abrams Writes Journal of the Missouri Bar Article About the Declaration of Independence

July 3rd, 2019

In June 1776, the Second Continental Congress appointed 33-year-old delegate Thomas Jefferson to write the Declaration of Independence. The Virginian presented his draft two weeks later, and the full 65-delegate…

Professor Abrams: How an Historian’s Writing Influenced JFK in the Cuban Missile Crisis

October 23rd, 2017

Professor Doug Abrams writes an article about legal writing in each issue of the Journal of The Missouri Bar. His latest article recounts how President John F. Kennedy was profoundly influenced…

Respectful Legal Writing Discards Outdated Identifiers: Professor Abrams in the Journal of the Missouri Bar

September 6th, 2016

On May 20, President Obama signed legislation that, passed unanimously in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives, amended two federal acts that were written in the 1970s. The…