• English Grammar and Usage, Reader Polls

    Grammer Pole of the Weak: Pleaded v. Pled

    Welcome to the latest edition of Above the Law’s Grammer Pole of the Weak, a column where we turn questions of legal writing and English grammar and usage over to our readers for discussion and debate. On Friday, thanks to popular demand from our readers, we turned to a contested issue among lawyers. What is the preferred past tense form for the verb pleadpleaded or pled?

    51 Comments / / Dec 16, 2011 at 12:52 PM