Last week , I posted about Rutherford County Circuit Judge Royce Taylor’s prosed dress code for women lawyers . I was preparing for an oral argument before the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and came across some suggestions for dress before the court.. I have a habit of skimming a book by Bryan Garner and Justice Antonin

I read a blog post from Byran Garner who is the self appointed guru of legal writing. I enjoy Mr. Garner’s comments on writing style and word usage even though I might end a sentence with a preposition. In his post today , he commented on whether you should use pleaded guilty or pled guilty