Garner’s Tips on Editing Sentences

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One of my students, Drew Walgreen, recommended this article by Bryan A. Garner, published originally in the Michigan Bar Journal.  Bryan Garner, if you haven’t already heard, is a noted legal writing specialist and author who has written books such as Legal Writing in Plain English.  This article focuses on twenty common mistakes lawyers make when editing sentences.  I like that the article gives an example of each mistake and the corrected version.

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