Whatcha Gonna Do: One Space or Two?

Austin Lawyer, p 13, March 2012

2 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2012

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Date Written: March 1, 2012

Abstract

Most lawyers put 2 spaces after periods, but the trend in professional writing and publishing is toward 1 space. This article discusses arguments for both practices and then recommends 1 space.

Keywords: legal writing, punctuation, layout, design, document design, period, space, typewriter

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, Whatcha Gonna Do: One Space or Two? (March 1, 2012). Austin Lawyer, p 13, March 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2149846

Wayne Schiess (Contact Author)

University of Texas School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.utexas.edu/law

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