Health/Medicine

Plain Language Past and Present, Part II

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 11:42
The Plain Writing Act, which requires government agencies to use plain writing in all documents, was passed in 2010-but the push to make writing clearer had been ongoing for decades. In this three-part blog series, Plain Language Past and Present, we highlight some of the interesting early efforts and events from the U.S. government website dedicated to clear writing (https://www.plainlanguage.gov/about/history/). Part I took a deep dive into John O'Hayre's very witty 1966 book Gobbledygook Has Gotta Go. This installment will examine an intriguing bit of legal history. PlainLanguage.gov sums it up thusly: "Walters v. Reno, 145 F.3d 1032 (9th Cir.
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