Patrick Barry

University of Michigan Law School

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law

625 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

https://www.law.umich.edu/FacultyBio/Pages/FacultyBio.aspx?FacID=barrypj

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

The Animal Farm Principle

Barry, Patrick James. "The Animal Farm Principle." In Editing and Advocacy. (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2020
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 287 (198,151)

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Time management, writing, editing, project management, advocacy

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The Rule of Three

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 15 (2018): 247-61
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 May 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 252 (225,832)

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persuasion, advocacy, legal writing, grammar, syntax

3.

Elephant in the Room

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, vol. 20
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 221 (256,323)

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Persuasion, Race, Bias, Writing, Editing, Advocacy, Pedagogy

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Editing and Empathy

Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 97, No. 5 (2018): 42-3
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 May 2018
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 161 (340,307)

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legal writing, editing, persuasion, empathy, appellate advocacy, judges, design

5.

Uselessly Accurate

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing Vol. 18 (2019): 27-35
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 May 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 148 (364,837)

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editing, legal writing, advocacy, persuasion

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Good with Words: Speaking and Presenting

Ann Arbor, MI: Maize Books. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3998/mpub.12367377
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 143 (374,986)

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communication, advocacy, speaking, persuasion, poise, rhythm, rhetoric

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Clarity and Coherence

Good with Words: Writing and Editing. [Ann Arbor, Mich.]: Maize Books, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 128 (408,928)

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persuasion, advocacy, old information, new information, sentence flow, writing, editing

8.

The Power of the Particular

Good with Words: Writing and Editing. [Ann Arbor, Mich.]: Maize Books, 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 124 (418,715)

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legalese, advocacy, persuasion, editing, writing

9.

Noise Pollution

Journal of Legal Rhetoric and Communication (Forthcoming), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 21-026, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 21-026
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2021
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 121 (426,451)

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Bias, Decision-making, Judgment, Error, performance reviews

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Digital Lawyering: Advocacy in the Age of AI

Michigan Technology Law Review Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 24-019, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 24-019
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Feb 2024 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2024
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 119 (431,825)

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artificial intelligence, chatbots, writing, persuasion, ChatGPT

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Feedback Loops

Forthcoming by Maize Books
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 111 (454,940)

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writing, advocacy, pedagogy, persuasion, feedback

12.

Sentences Nobody Else Can Write

The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2023
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 110 (457,961)

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Cover letters, editing, advocacy, writing, persuasion

13.

Numbers

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing 19 (2020): 16-24.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2020
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 108 (463,945)

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statistics, persuasion, writing, storytelling, advocacy

14.

The Words Under the Words

Stanford Law Review Online, Vol. 70 (August 2017): 70-81
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 108 (463,945)

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Legal Writing, Persuasion, Framing, Advocacy, Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky, Elizabeth Loftus

15.

The Infinite Power of Grammar

Journal of Legal Education Vol. 67, No. 3 (2018): 853-859
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 106 (470,244)

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Joan Didion, syntax, advocacy, persuasion, writing, drafting, editing

16.

Good Sentences

Michigan Bar Journal Vol. 98, No. 2 (2019): 40-41
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 24 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 103 (480,081)

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advocacy, persuasion, writing, editing

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Editing and Advocacy

Michigan Bar Journal, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Nov 2022
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 102 (483,234)

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Editing, proofreading, writing, persuasion, advocacy

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Paragraphing

Michigan Bar Journal Vol. 97, No. 8 (2018): 52-4
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2018
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 98 (496,361)

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writing, editing, advocacy, persuasion, appellate briefs

19.

Rhetorical Repetition

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 96 (503,136)

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advocacy, persuasion, writing

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Faculty Briefs

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 27 (Forthcoming, Spring 2019)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 96 (503,136)

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advocacy, persuasion, writing, pedagogy, advocacy, legal education

21.

Shot Selection

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process Vol. 19, No. 2 (2018): 157-171
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 90 (524,241)

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Persuasion, Advocacy, Writing, Editing

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Writing as Mapping

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 85 (543,003)

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Writing, Editing, Persuasion, Advocacy

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Editing and Interleaving

Legal Communication and Rhetoric, vol. 18 (forthcoming).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2021
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 84 (546,933)
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editing, cognition, advocacy, persuasion, writing

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Punctuation and Professionalism

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2020
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 82 (554,969)

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writing, editing, advocacy, professionalism, punctuation, grammar

25.

Notes on Nuance: Volume 1

U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming, Ann Arbor, MI: Maize Books, mpub.11678299, 2020
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Nov 2021
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 77 (575,747)

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communication, advocacy, writing, editing, persuasion, nuance, rhetoric

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Alliteration, Restraint, and a Mind at Work

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing Vol. 26, No. 2 (2018): 73-75
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 11 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 72 (597,801)

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persuasion, advocacy, judgment, writing, editing, rhetoric

27.

Sound and Sense

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2018
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 68 (616,412)

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editing, drafting, feedback, persuasion, advocacy

28.

Poise

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Sep 2020
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 65 (631,136)

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persuasion, advocacy, communication, speaking

29.

Corresponding Ideas in Corresponding Forms

Michigan Bar Journal Vol. 98, No. 8 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 65 (631,136)

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Persuasion, advocacy, structure, parallelism

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Show and Tell

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing Vol. 26, No. 2 (2018): 76-78
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 03 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 63 (641,236)

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Writing, Editing, Advocacy, Persuasion

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Poison in the Ear: The Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing of Justice Clarence Thomas

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 58 (667,880)

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sexual harassment, Othello, law and literature, rhetoric, confirmation hearing, Anita Hill

32.

Breadth and Depth

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Nov 2020
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 56 (679,015)

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Advocacy, Persuasion, Careers, Writing, Editing

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Investigative Advocacy: The Mechanics of Muckraking

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, vol. 20
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 55 (684,580)

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persuasion, legal writing, complaints, 12(b)6

34.

Personalize Your Defaults (Especially When You Write)

U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Sep 2023
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 51 (708,472)

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Writing, Editing, Time Management, Advocacy, Persuasion, Efficiency

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Passive, Pinker, and Persuasion

Good with Words: Writing and Editing. [Ann Arbor, Mich.]: Maize Books, 2019
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 51 (708,472)

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passive voice, syntax, advocacy, persuasion, writing, editing

36.

Errors and Insights

Barry, Patrick. "Errors and Insights." Mich. B.J. 99, no. 10 (2020): 54-5.
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2020
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 48 (727,368)

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advocacy, writing, editing, performance, persuasion

37.

Anticipatory Edits

Forthcoming in Illinois Bar Journal
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2022
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 46 (740,203)

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Writing, Editing, Professionalism, Clerkships, Law Firms, Persuasion

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Confirmation Bias

The Georgetown Law Journal Online, Vol. 106, No. 1 (2017): 25-32
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 34 (828,291)

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Supreme Court, Confirmation Hearings, Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor, Sandra Day O'Connor

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Sites of Storytelling: Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Indiana Law Journal Online Supplement, Vol. 94 (2018)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 33 (836,385)

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confirmation hearing, Supreme Court, storytelling, stage