Editing and Interleaving

Legal Communication and Rhetoric, vol. 18 (forthcoming).

8 Pages Posted: 8 Sep 2020 Last revised: 14 Jan 2021

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Patrick Barry

University of Michigan Law School

Date Written: September 1, 2020


A learning technique known as “interleaving” has helpfully started to make its way into the study tips that law students receive. This essay, however, suggests that interleaving has an additional application as well. Just as the technique can make study sessions more productive, it can also make editing sessions more productive.

Keywords: editing, cognition, advocacy, persuasion, writing

JEL Classification: K1

Suggested Citation

Barry, Patrick James, Editing and Interleaving (September 1, 2020). Legal Communication and Rhetoric, vol. 18 (forthcoming)., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3685394 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3685394

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