Friday, March 8, 2013

The Third Circuit decries poorly-written documents

Once again, a court has chastised a lawyer for poor writing. The Third Circuit in Morris v. Kesselring decried “The unnecessarily prolix and disorganized nature” of a complaint and appellate brief. Noting that both documents were “disorganized, rambling, and largely incoherent,” the court upheld the trial court's dismissal of the case and its award of attorney’s fees to the opposing party.

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