Emotional Editing

20 No. 2 and 3 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing 109 (2012)

University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2015-18

5 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2014

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JoAnne Sweeny

University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Date Written: December 31, 2011

Abstract

This article outlines the use of the "bad memo" to help students learn to edit better. By setting a time limit on reading and understanding the "bad memo," students begin to feel frustrated and that emotional connection can be used when evaluating their own work.

Keywords: Legal Writing

Suggested Citation

Sweeny, JoAnne, Emotional Editing (December 31, 2011). 20 No. 2 and 3 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing 109 (2012); University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2015-18. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2445519

JoAnne Sweeny (Contact Author)

University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )

Wilson W. Wyatt Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
United States

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