• Clarity – promoting plain legal language
  • Clarity – promoting plain legal language

    Clarity – promoting plain legal language

    Clarity is a worldwide network of professionals who are committed to promoting plain legal language. With more than 650 members from 50 countries, Clarity is the largest international plain language organization.

 

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Working on clarity at the European Commission

Working on clarity at the European Commission

Clarity breakfast, 8 October 2015. The paper from this breakfast is now available. Since 2004, most EU legislation has been drafted in English, and translated into 23 other languages. Only a few of the writers have English as their first language....

 

Connect with Clarity members in your country

Connect with Clarity members in your country

Did you know Clarity has more than 650 members in 50 countries around the world. Contact your country representative to connect with Clarity members in your country.

 

October 2013 – VALE – Robert Eagleson

It is with great sadness that we learnt that Robert Eagleson died on 28 October. Robert was a legendary figure in the plain language world, and many will remember him as an inspirational guide and mentor. When Robert retired from the Clarity...

 

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5 April 2017 – Plain language in jury instructions (London)

Professor Cheryl Thomas, Professor of Judicial Studies at University College London, will tell us about her research into jurors’ understanding of the instructions judges give them. Her 2010 study, ‘Are Juries Fair?‘, found...

 

7 November 2017 – Overcoming resistance to change in contract drafting (London)

Ken Adams is a leading international authority on the building blocks of contract language. Among other things, he’s author of A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting, published by the American Bar Association. Ken is acutely aware that although...