About Joseph Kimble

Joseph Kimble is an emeritus professor at WMU–Cooley Law School. He is senior editor of The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, the editor of the Plain Language column in the Michigan Bar Journal, and the author of three books and many articles on legal writing (not to mention a children’s book). He served as drafting consultant on the projects to restyle the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence. Follow him on Twitter @ProfJoeKimble.

Written by Joseph Kimble

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The Wonderfully Versatile Em-Dash (PDF)

Spring 2022 | Volume 106 Number 1
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Ejusdem Generis: What Is It Good For?

Summer 2016 | Volume 100 Number 2
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Revising an Order

Winter 2016 | Volume 100 Number 4
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Hold the Parentheticals, Please

Spring 2017 | Volume 101 Number 1
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On Names, Pronouns, and Paragraphing

Fall/Winter 2020–21 | Volume 104 Number 3