Why Lawyers Object to Making Legal Briefs Briefer

March 13, 2015 4:47 AM

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Why Lawyers Object to Making Legal Briefs Briefer

They say lawyers are the only people who can write a 50-page document and call it a brief. But that’s no longer a laughing matter.

Lawyers who argue cases before the nation’s most influential courts are protesting a plan by the federal judiciary to shrink the size of briefs filed in appellate litigation.

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