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Contract Writing Best Practices: Creating Visual Contracts for Legal Drafting

By ContractRoom on Mar 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When you picture a contract in your mind’s eye, you probably imagine a two things: paper and words. Specifically, a lot of paper, and a lot of words. However, with the digitization of the contract, hard copies of these documents are much more rare, and in the future, dense blocks of words may be sharing more space with images, charts, illustrations, infographics, and visualizations.

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Contract Writing Best Practices: Utilizing Hyperlinking For Ease And Clarity

By ContractRoom on Jan 18, 2017 6:20:00 AM

Contrary to what might first appear to be the case, long, dense contracts filled with legalese are not necessarily more thorough and do not necessarily do a better job at offering legal protection than shorter, plainer contracts. In fact, long and unwieldy contracts are often harder to navigate, harder to understand, harder to control, and possibly, harder to defend in the courtroom.

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Contract Writing Best Practices: Balancing Plain Language and Legalese

By ContractRoom on Nov 25, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Contracts have a well-known reputation for being dense, technical, and even completely incomprehensible–and historically, people expect contracts to be baffling fine print that can only be interpreted by attorneys.

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Free eBook: A Short History of Legal Drafting

By Katie Cook on Aug 22, 2016 12:59:17 PM

Download your free eBook on A Short History of Legal Drafting here:

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A short history of legal drafting (Part 3)

By Katie Cook on Mar 15, 2016 9:23:32 AM

Innovative approaches to standardizing contracts 

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A short history of legal drafting (Part 2)

By Katie Cook on Mar 8, 2016 2:10:38 PM

Modern legal language and the future of legal drafting

A push towards Plain English language and a push back?

Read Parts 1 and 3 of this aricle series here:

Part 1 - http://blog.contractroom.com/a-short-history-of-legal-drafting-part-1 and

Part 3 - http://blog.contractroom.com/innovative-approaches-to-standardizing-contracts 

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