Tuesday, April 25, 2006

test your vocabulary against that of a judge

Judge Ferdinand Francis Fernandez of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals demonstrates an astonishing breadth of vocabulary in his opinions.  Who among the readers of this blog can define canorous, epopt, or haruspex?

If you pride yourself on your vocabulary, then challenge yourself with this quiz based on words used in his opinions.

(njs)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/2006/04/test_your_vocab.html

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