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Judge Punishes Sloppy Attorneys

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Judge Punishes Sloppy Attorneys

Judge Punishes Sloppy Attorneys

Judge Punishes Sloppy Attorneys

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NPR's Melissa Block talks with Magistrate Judge Jacob P. Hart of the federal district court in Philadelphia, where spelling does count. Hart says sloppiness — typos, careless writing, etc. — has become epidemic in briefs presented by attorneys.