Every now and then, we offer you some ATL Practice Pointers.
Today we bring you a legal writing lesson. This is how you write a preliminary statement:
preliminary statement brief pirates Abovethelaw Above the Law blog.jpg
pirate piracy Abovethelaw Above the Law blog.jpgOur tipster wonders:

“Frustrated writer, or just a d-bag? Unfortunately, he did not continue the pirate theme throughout the brief, or even bring it back in the conclusion.”

Update: In case you’re wondering, this is an excerpt from a brief recently filed in federal district court (District of the Virgin Islands).
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