Another frequent device for drafting in legalese
is the use of the expression "provided, however, that.
Editors' note: In TRIAL's October "Speaking & Writing" column (Littering with Legalese
, or Get a Load of This Release, Oct.
Committee member Dennis O'Sullivan wanted a neutral third-party to translate the report's legalese
and provide a reality check - so when the study says a new 7,500-ton-per-day transfer station would have a ``less- than-significant impact'' on traffic in the area, he'll know whether that is really true.
Officials have hid behind legalese
, and so the Amish have reluctantly turned to petition drives and court challenges-just the kind of engagement with the modern world they were trying to avoid by seeking traditional work.
The offer document was full of legalese
, jargon and incomprehensible sentences, further alienating supporters.
Despite the serious legalese
deployed in Jolie's agreement, it appears few opted to sign it as written.
They are not experienced 'insurance' people, they don't know the legalese
The bill runs to 563 pages of legalese
and will hugely impact our lives.
When you distill the legalese
, the CAN-SPAM law provides some pretty common-sense ground rules for practicing e-mail marketing.
95 but, Kelly said, applicants save money by not hiring a lawyer to translate the form's legalese
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The speech dealt with a topic that called for a lot of academic jargon and legalese
," says James.