Thursday, April 21, 2022

Automating Plain Language


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Over two decades ago our NCSC Jury Studies pioneer, Tom Munsterman, ran the WordPerfect word processor language level test against some jury instructions.  He told me it reported that the reading level needed to understand the instructions were university graduate school.  So, when an article identifying “ways that lawyers could make their written documents easier for the average person to read” was posted by MIT, I thought it was time to revisit the subject?