Saturday, August 31, 2013

Not what you want to read in an order from a Judge

With an order entered denying Defendants' Motion to Seal:

Motion denied. This conclusory memorandum is utterly bereft of specificity as to what exactly is a trade secret here or why disclosure of this dated material in any way impairs [Defendant]'s legitimate interests.

Today's Lesson: legal writing skills matter! At a minimum, they may save you from embarrassment. At a maximum, they may save much, much more.

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