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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1.

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 91 (287,924)

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editing, legal writing, advocacy, persuasion

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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 85 (300,519)

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persuasion, advocacy, legal writing, grammar, syntax

3.

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 64 (352,753)

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

4.

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 61 (361,505)

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advocacy, persuasion, writing, editing

5.

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 59 (367,470)

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

6.

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 52 (389,872)

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writing, editing, advocacy, persuasion, appellate briefs

7.

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 48 (403,574)

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legalese, advocacy, persuasion, editing, writing

8.

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 47 (407,094)

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

9.

Numbers

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing Vol. 19 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 45 (414,399)

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statistics, persuasion, writing, storytelling, advocacy

10.

Rhetorical Repetition

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 42 (425,697)

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advocacy, persuasion, writing

11.

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 41 (429,502)

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Writing, Editing, Advocacy, Persuasion

12.

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 36 (450,226)

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

13.

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 35 (454,469)

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Persuasion, advocacy, structure, parallelism

14.

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 33 (463,325)

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

15.

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 31 (472,638)

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Persuasion, Advocacy, Writing, Editing

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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 30 (477,540)

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persuasion, advocacy, judgment, writing, editing, rhetoric

17.

Sound and Sense

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2018
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 26 (498,511)

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editing, drafting, feedback, persuasion, advocacy

18.

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 21 (527,198)

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

19.

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 15 (563,106)

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

20.

Investigative Advocacy: The Mechanics of Muckraking

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 13 (575,740)

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

21.

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 13 (575,740)

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

22.

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 12 (582,207)

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confirmation hearing, Supreme Court, storytelling, stage

23.

Errors and Insights

Michigan Bar Journal (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Apr 2019
Patrick Barry
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 8 (608,174)

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advocacy, writing, editing, performance, persuasion