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1.

What is ‘Good Legal Writing’ and Why Does it Matter?

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 3,009
2.

Free Speech and Human Dignity

Steven J. Heyman, FREE SPEECH AND HUMAN DIGNITY, Yale University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 1,299
3.

The Pragmatics of Legal Language

USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,192
4.

Originality

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 115, p. 1988, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 968
5.

The Nat Turner Trials

91 North Carolina Law Review 1817-80 June 2013, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2281519
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 957
6.

Semiotic Disobedience

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 2, 2006, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1015500
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 924
7.

The New Originalism and the Uses of History

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 31 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 815
8.

Fiction 101: A Primer for Lawyers on How to Use Fiction Writing Techniques to Write Persuasive Facts Sections

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, p. 459, Winter 2001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Law School and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 746
9.

What Does the Law Say? Semantics and Pragmatics in Statutory Language

Analisi e diritto, Forthcoming, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 07-9
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 745
10.

Too Much Frivolity, Not Enough Femininity: A Study of Gender and Humor at the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University, DePaul University, University of Kansas and Arizona State University, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication
Downloads 738
11.

Pseudo-Contract & Shared Meaning Analysis

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 132, 2019
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 25 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 730
12.

Sustainable Development as a Legal Principle: A Rhetorical Analysis

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 17 May 2016
Working Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 727
13.

The Meaning of 'Life': Belief and Reason in the Abortion Debate

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 725
14.

Organizing Legal Writing: The T-R-E-A-T Method - Explanation and Application Sections

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Kentucky College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 716
15.

Is Privacy a Woman?

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, p. 485, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 May 2008 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 686
16.

Taking the Right Seriously: Hohfeldian Semiotics and Rights Discourse

The Crit, Vol. 3, pp. 84-107, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
http://www.amazon.com/author/quizmaster
Downloads 674
17.

From 'Seriatim' to Consensus and Back Again: A Theory of Dissent

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 363, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 631
18.

Supreme Judicial Bullshit

Arizona State Law Journal, vol. 50, p. 141 (2018)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 621
19.

Hate Speech, Public Discourse, and the First Amendment

EXTREME SPEECH AND DEMOCRACY, Ivan Hare, James Weinstein, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 602
20.

Powerful Writing Techniques to Help You Persuade Judges and Win Clients

GPSolo Fall Meeting & National Solo and Small Firm Conference General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division, Los Angeles, CA, October 16‐17, 2009,
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Lisa Solomon, Esq. Legal Research & Writing and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 556
21.

Making the Case for Megan's Law: A Study in Legislative Rhetoric

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 76, No. 2, 2001
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Downloads 552
22.

The Existential Function of Interpretation in International Law

Interpretation in International Law (Andrea Bianchi, Daniel Peat & Matthew Windsor, eds., Oxford University Press 2014), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-43
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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23.

Understanding Legal Languages - Linguistic Concerns of the Comparative Lawyer

The original version of this paper is published in The Role of Legal Translation in Legal Harmonization (ed.) Jaap Baaij (Kluwer Law International 2012) pp.161-181.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
Downloads 502
24.

Perception and Persuasion in Legal Argumentation: Using Informal Fallacies and Cognitive Biases to Win the War of Words

2013 Brigham Young University Law Review 319
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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25.

Legal Writing Style

Legal Writing Style, West Academic, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-63459-296-3
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law and University of New Mexico - School of Law
Downloads 464
26.

Metaphors Matter: How Images of Battle, Sports and Sex Shape the Adversary System

Wisconsin Women's Law Journal, Vol. 10, p. 225, 1995
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 424
27.

Taking Images Seriously

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 114, No. 7, pp. 1687-1782 (2014), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-14
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 423
28.

Fire, Metaphor, and Constitutional Myth-Making

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, p. 181, 2004
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 06 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 422
29.

In the Beginning Was the Word: Paradigms of Language and Normativity in Law, Philosophy, and Theology

Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 5, 2001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 415
30.

Moral Panics and Body Cameras

Wash. U. L. Rev. Commentaries (Nov. 18, 2014), Wash. U. L. Rev. (2015 Forthcoming) , Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-31
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
Downloads 409
31.

Persuasion: An Annotated Bibliography

Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 6, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 358
32.

Arguing About the Constitution: The Topics in Constitutional Interpretation

Constitutional Commentary (Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 631
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 08 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 357
33.

Judge Posner's Simple Law

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 113, P. 777, 2015, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-36
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 356
34.

Remix as 'Fair Use': Grateful Dead Posters' Re-Publication Held to Be a Transformative, Fair Use

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Lansing Community College
Downloads 350
35.

Syllogism and Defeasibilty: A Comment on Neil Maccormick's Rhetoric and the Rule of Law

Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, Vol. 59, pp. 20-31, EUI Law Working Paper No. 2006/23
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
European University Institute Law Department
Downloads 337
36.

Fatal (F)Laws: Law, Literature and Writing

Law and Critique, Vol. 14, pp. 191-211, 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Dec 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Monash University - School of Literary, Visual and Performance Studies and University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 326
37.

Law & Literature (As an Approach to Criminal Law)

The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law, ed. Markus Dubber & Tatjana Hörnle (Oxford UP, 2014), 111-30,
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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38.

The Tasks of a Philosophy of Law

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
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39.

Martin v. Malcolm: Democracy, Nonviolence, Manhood

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 114, No. 937, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of New Mexico - School of Law

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40.

Legal Blogging and the Rhetorical Genre of Public Legal Writing

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-330
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Emory University School of Law

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41.

Cross Dressing and the Criminal

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 20, 2008, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-33
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Dec 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
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42.

Pragmatism Rules

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 1, Pp. 123-85 (2015), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington School of Law
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43.

'The Reports of My Death are Greatly Exaggerated': Reading and Writing Objective Legal Memoranda in a Mobile Computing Age

92 Oregon Law Review 471 (2014), Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-12
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stetson University College of Law
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44.

Determining Facts: The Myth of Direct Evidence

Houston Law Review, Vol. 45, 2009, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-68
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 296
45.

Law, Reason, and Emotion

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law

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46.

Imagining the Law-Trained Reader: The Faulty Description of the Audience in Legal Writing Textbooks

Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 06-36
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Sep 2006
Working Paper Series
Independent
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47.

Why Judges Applying the Daubert Trilogy Need to Know About the Social, Institutional and Rhetorical - and Not Just the Methodological - Aspects of Science

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 04 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Villanova University School of Law and Washington and Lee University - School of Law
Downloads 290
48.

Misusing International Sources to Interpret the Constitution

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 98, No. 57, 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Notre Dame Law School
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49.

Pragmatics and Legal Texts: How Best to Account for the Gaps between Literal Meaning and Communicative Meaning

The Pragmatic Turn in Law: Inference and Interpretation in Legal Discourse (de Gruyter Mouton, Mouton Series of Pragmatics, 2017)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law
Downloads 281
50.

Pathetic Argument in Constitutional Law

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, 2013, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 13-357
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 279