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June 03, 2005

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Aaron

I have worked with lawyers who get concerned when they see a heading in a brief or motion which is not in bold-face, all capitals, and underlined. One, who has a color laser printer, sometimes adds yellow highlighting to that combination for his mediation and arbitration summaries. Very pretty [cough].

Steve

More on justification, see this from Minor Wisdom - http://raymondpward.typepad.com/rainman2/2005/06/justify_thyself.html

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