"The simple declarative sentence is one sound," Robert Frost writes in a letter to his friend John Bartlett in 1913. "But Lord love ye, it should not be worked to death." This essay uses the winning brief in EBIA v. Arkinson, a bankruptcy case the Supreme Court decided about a hundred years later, to demonstrate the value of Frost's observation—particularly for legal writers.
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The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process