30 Sep–2 Oct 2020
Judges, Magistrates and Tribunal Members
Writing Better Judgments 2020
The Writing Better Judgments program is designed to enhance participants’ judgment writing skills through analysis, discussion and rewriting of judgments in small groups. This program provides participants with practical tools and tips for better judgment writing; a high level of interactivity including group workshops, and individual feedback.
Topics include: preparation and planning for judgments; what is good legal writing?; issue identification and resolution; how to write judgments that are clear, comprehensive, concise, coherent and convincing; and, managing procrastination and competing priorities.
It is essential that participants have written a minimum of two or three judgments prior to attending this program.