One of the Court's two* best writers, Justice Elena Kagan, recently talked to Bryan Garner about the importance of legal writing.
Justice Kagan told Garner that law schools should "think in a deep way" about the importance of legal writing instruction which, Kagan acknowledged, is "one of the hardest things to teach."
Justice Kagan's timing at the start of a new academic year couldn't be better for those of us who do have the difficult yet rewarding task of teaching legal writing.
Garner's multi-part interview with Kagan is here, and a National Law Journal article on the interview is here.
*Justice Kagan and Chief Justice Roberts are considered by many to the be the Court's best writers.