How Not to Yell at Court

February 18, 2019

Writers like emphasis. And legal writers really like it. They want to make sure their most important points stand out for the reader. Often they think the audience won’t read carefully enough to pick up the most important points unless they are flagged in some way. So if bold is good, bold and italics must be better, and the best is surely BOLD, ITALICS AND ALL CAPS.

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