HERE IS THE WAY one Minnesota judge edited one of his own opinions after attending a seminar in legal writing given by Washington attorney Ronald Goldfarb: BEFORE
The above-entitled matter came on for hearing before the undersigned on November 8, 1975, pursuant to a motion and notice thereof, fully served and filed, in which the motion petitioner moved the court for an order (1) dismissing the complaint herein, or, (2) in the alternative, for an order remanding the said matter to the hearing examiner for the presentaion of such additional evidence as may be necessary.
The parties were not present but were represented by counsel, Vance B. Grannis for the petitioner and Erica Jacobson, special assistant attorney general, for respondent. The motion was based upon the affidavit of Vance B. Grannis and upon all the files, records ad proceedings. Both parties submitted memoranda in support of their respective positions.
Upon all the files, records and proceedings had and filed in said matter, arguments and memoranda of Counsel and after due consideration of the same. IT IS ORDERED
1. That petioner's motion to dismiss the complaint herein be and the same is herebt denied. 2.That petitioner's motion to remand the above entitled matter to the heating examiner for presentation of such additional evidence as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby denied. AFTER
This case a rose from petitioner's motion for an order (1) dismissing the complaint or, (2) in the alternative, for an order remanding the case to the hearing examiner for the presentation of additional evidence. IT IS ORDERED
1. Petitioner's motion to dismiss the complaint is denied.
2. Petitioner's motion to remand to the hearing examiner is denied.