Here's the link to HOW a headnote gets written:
A lot of the people who read a bestselling novel, for example, do not read much other fiction. By contrast, the audience for an obscure novel is largely composed of people who read a lot. That means the least popular books are judged by people who have the highest standards, while the most popular are judged by people who literally do not know any better. An American who read just one book this year was disproportionately likely to have read ‘The Lost Symbol’, by Dan Brown. He almost certainly liked it. — The Economist
Good writing is not only about deep legal analysis but also about clarity.
Evidence that, even in the Supreme Court, simple English is the most effective way to communicate an argument. After this exchange, it is highly unlikely that the justices remember the issue at all.
As the Policy Statement said: always remember, "Give me English words over Latin maxims" Acree v. Republic of Iraq,
370 F.3d 41, 64 (D.C. Cir. 2004) (Roberts, J., concurring).
To understand why your undergraduate and law school education should not just be practical. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/10/business/10mba.html
Ok, all you former students! Which lawyers should get an A and which should get a C?