The Assumptions Behind Plain Legal Language (2002)

Some thoughts for the PLAIN conference, Toronto 2002

In a panel discussion chaired by Joseph Kimble, Brian Hunt and Peter Butt argued the assumptions behind the use of plain legal language. Brian posed the questions: Is there really a demand for plain language legislation? Would plain language legislation function as intended? Peter presented evidence from recent research supporting the claim that plain language benefits legal documents and statutes.

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Peter Butt. The Assumptions Behind Plain Legal Language 2002. Web. 9 Aug. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/plain2/assumptn/assumptn.pdf>
Peter Butt (2002). The Assumptions Behind Plain Legal Language. Retrieved August 9, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/plain2/assumptn/assumptn.pdf
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