Monthly Archives: December 2006

The Globe and Mail Revisits the Comma Dispute

If you can’t get enough of the contract dispute between Rogers Communications Inc. and Aliant Inc.—the one about the comma—you should check out this article …

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AdamsDrafting Blog Runner-Up in 2006 Blawggies

If you roam the law blogosphere, the odds are that you know of Dennis Kennedy, a computer lawyer and legal technology consultant based in St. …

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Retrieving and Using Contracts Filed with the SEC

From Imke Ratschko’s useful New York Small Business Law blog I learned about an article in Legal Technology entitled Looking Outside the Firm for On-Point …

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“At Its Discretion” Used in Language of Discretion

For a couple of years now, the phrase at its [or his or her] discretion has been at the back of my mind, and I’ve …

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“Undertakes To”

I recently posted an item in which I explain why I favor disciplined use of shall, even as some legal-writing commentators recommend discarding it. As …

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AIA Advertisement— “Are You Wasting Time Drafting?”

“Are You Wasting Time Drafting?” is the headline of an advertisement that the American Institute of Architects placed in the December 2006 issue of the …

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