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Professor Abrams Speaks at Appellate Forum

Professor Doug Abrams spoke about “Ten Guidelines for Judicial Writing” at the recent Appellate Forum attended by Missouri Supreme Court and Court of Appeals judges. Professor Abrams’ presentation was drawn from his most recent book, Effective Legal Writing: A Guide for Students and Practitioners (West Academic Publishing 2016). Portions of the presentation were also drawn from his legal writing articles that…

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

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 during the Cuban Missile Crisis by The Guns of August, historian Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic and gracefully written account of how European powers stumbled into World War I through miscalculations.…