The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has published a detailed “Requirements and suggestions for typography in briefs and other papers” as part of its Practitioner’s Handbook for Appeals.
Mind you, the Seventh Circuit is pretty hip: they have RSS feeds, a wiki, videos on their website, and electronic case filing. Still, their typographic guidelines are pretty awful. Click the link below to read more.
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Designer Cristian Kit Paul’s blog has a fine post about Woody Allen’s use of the Windsor font.