Monthly Archives: December 2008

Seminar Discount for Members of the ABA Section of Business Law

If you’ve come here through the link the MSCD item in this month’s Section of Business Law eSource, welcome! While you’re here, let me tell you …

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In San Francisco on Wednesday, December 10, With Some Free Time

On Tuesday, December 9, I’ll be in San Francisco to give my “Language and Layout” seminar for West Legalworks. I’ll be taking the red-eye home …

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“The Vendor” or “Vendor”—A Practical Consideration

During our conference call about the 2008 Penn Law redrafting project (see this blog post), the company lawyers noted that I had elected to refer …

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Magic Words

If often find myself alluding to the “magic words” approach to drafting. Here’s what I mean: You’re using magic words when you don’t clearly articulate …

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“Indemnitor” and “Indemnitee”

In an exchange of emails this evening, my correspondent inadvertently used “indemnitor” when he meant “indemnitee.” It’s in order to avoid just such confusion that …

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Report on the 2008 Penn Law Redrafting Project

As one of the assignments in my Penn Law contract-drafting course, this semester I once again asked my students to redraft part of a contract currently …

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