Conference papers 2012

 

Conference papers from Clarity 2012

Our last international conference was in Washington DC, United States, 21-23 May, 2012.

 

Plain Language: A part of your brand

Christopher Balmford

 

Structure Gives Meaning to a Document

Candice Burt

 

Start a Plain Language Program at your Organization

Vicki Lankarge and Brian Berkenstock

 

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Plain Language Program

Kathryn Catania

 

Plain Language and Creative Communication in the Federal Government

Jodi Daniel

 

Synergy: Law, Communication, Creativity

Roy Dougherty

 

Clear Beyond Words: Visual thinking and how it's changing plain language

Josiah Fisk

 

Plain Language in the Financial World

Amy Friend

 

Implementing Plain Language in the Central Bank of Mexico

Antonio Canizales-González

 

True Transformations: Achieving change against the odds

Lynda Harris

 

The Swedish Approach to Clear Legislation

Anne-Marie Hasselrot

 

The Swedish Language Act

Ingrid Herbert

 

Saving Lives with Plain Language: Our 'duty of care'?

Simon Hertnon

 

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Gail Hillebrand

 

Public Policy and Consumer Testing

Richard Horn, Susan Kleimann and Benjamin Olson

 

Anatomy of a Contract: A case study in plain legal language

Neil James and Greg Moriarty

 

Boards for All

Jones and Starford

 

Community Legal Information: What works?

Joh Kirby

 

The IRS and Plain Writing: Challenges and accomplishments for a taxing situation

Terry Lemons

 

Acts still require actions: There is no rest for the weary

Miguel Martinho

 

The rewriting of a statute: A case study

Anki Mattson

 

Confessions of a Plain Language Legislation Drafter

Eamonn Moran

 

Plain Language in Norway's Civil Service

Sissel Motzfeld

 

IC Clear

Karine Nicolay

 

Clarity in Elections

Lawrence Norden

 

Three Years with the Swedish Language Act: Impact, experiences and lessons learned

Nathalie Parès

 

Plain Language in the New Finnish Model for Effective Legislation Drafting

Aino Piehl

 

How plain language principles can help create effective mobile websites

Nad Rosenberg

 

Revising Jury Instructions

Wayne Schiess

 

Plain Legal Language: The underlying research

Karen Schriver

 

Clarity: GSA's steps toward plain language

Katherine Spivey

 

Language in Criminal Justice

Cheryl Stephens

 

The Public Speaks: An empirical study of legal communication

Christopher Trudeau

 

The Risks and Challenges of Fostering Plain Language in Mexico

Rosa Margarita Galán Vélez