Psycholinguistics and Legal Writing | Judge Robert Bacharach | Texas Appellate Law Podcast

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As a practitioner, federal magistrate, and now Tenth Circuit judge, Judge Robert Bacharach has seen many different types of legal writing. Recognizing that legal writing can always improve, he studied both historical writing and oratory alongside the science of psycholinguistics and found a new way to help legal writers better their craft. In this week’s episode, Judge Bacharach joins Jody Sanders and Todd Smith to share the ideas he compiled in his book, Legal Writing: A Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written See more +
As a practitioner, federal magistrate, and now Tenth Circuit judge, Judge Robert Bacharach has seen many different types of legal writing. Recognizing that legal writing can always improve, he studied both historical writing and oratory alongside the science of psycholinguistics and found a new way to help legal writers better their craft. In this week’s episode, Judge Bacharach joins Jody Sanders and Todd Smith to share the ideas he compiled in his book, Legal Writing: A Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word. Judge Bacharach talks about his career, his path to the bench and appointment to the Tenth Circuit, and his process for writing the book. He also shares his perspective on ways to make briefing more interesting for readers while still providing valuable information.

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