Kim M. Baker has been teaching writing in academe and business for 19 years. As the Writing Specialist, Professor Baker supports all law students as they work to improve their writing skills, beginning in Legal Methods first year and continuing through seminar papers, writing samples, test...
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Judge Denies Motion Due to Grammatical and Typographical Errors
The former RWUSOL Dean of Students, now retired, Dennis Tonsing, has a recent post on his blog Write Right! you may want to take a look at if you think judges won't care about your writing skills as long as you have "good ideas." Tonsing writes:
"In Florida, U.S. District Judge Gregory Presnell denied a motion to dismiss without prejudice, saying that it was 'riddled with unprofessional grammatical and typographical errors that nearly render the entire motion incomprehensible.'”
Here is a link to Tonsing's blog entry: