A briefwriting lesson in what not to do
Mark Herrmann on keeping your client-editor happy.

I suppose this is a good thing.

West’s headnote of the day:

Although one might wish that the legislature had drafted its statutes with the absolute uniformity, clarity, and precision of an English grammar teacher, it is not the court’s place to require that the legislature draft its statutes with that degree of precision.

Gladstone Special Road Dist. No. 3 of Clay County v. County of Clay, 248 S.W.3d 60 (Mo. Ct. App. 2008).