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April 3, 2009
"in the case at bar"
As I'm commenting on appellate brief drafts and discouraging students from using terms like "in the case at bar," I thought it would be good to ask what terms attorneys/judges generally do NOT want to see in student/associate writing. So comment on this message to let me know what other helpful advice I can give them as they move towards their first summer of work . . .
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Sub judice, comes now, and silly, unnecessary parenthetical definitions: "According to Google Inc. ("Google"), the company . . ."
Posted by: Tyson | Apr 3, 2009 3:29:17 PM
Could you recommend a good alternative (or several) to the commonly used term "in the case at bar"?
Posted by: Barb Prince | Jun 3, 2009 3:48:10 AM