Encourage Students to Eliminate the Brown M&Ms from Their Legal Writing
Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 25 | No. 1 | Fall 2016
5 Pages Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Date Written: Fall 2016
Over the past three decades, the story of how Van Halen banned brown M&Ms has gone from backstage to boardroom. For legal writing instructors, this same tale provides a convenient metaphor for students about why failing to sweat the small stuff can undermine the reader's confidence in their legal writing.
Keywords: Legal Writing, Editing, Proofreading, Citation
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