Everything that can be thought at all can be thought clearly. Everything that can be said can be said clearly.
Have something to say, and say it as clearly as you can. That is the only secret of style.
Decision makers have to focus on the substance of the dispute before them and do the important and sometimes difficult work of coming to the right decision. But after that, it remains for them to write the decision clearly and concisely. This is where style in writing takes on such a critical role. If the people reading . . . [more]