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Let's simplify legal jargon: Alan Siegel on TED.com

Posted by: Matthew Trost

Tax forms, credit agreements, healthcare legislation: They’re crammed with gobbledygook, says Alan Siegel, and incomprehensibly long. He calls for a simple, sensible redesign — and plain English — to make legal paperwork intelligible to the rest of us. (Recorded at TED2010, February 2010 in Long Beach, CA. Duration: 04:26)

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