Garner’s Tips on Editing Sentences

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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