Bret Rappaport

Dominican University

Adjunct Professor of English

7900 West Division Street

River Forest, IL 60305

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

A Shot Across the Bow: How to Write an Effective Demand Letter

Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 5, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Sep 2008
Bret Rappaport
Dominican University
Downloads 605 (25,051)

Abstract:

demand letter, negotiated settlement, legal writing

2.

Using the Elements of Rhythm, Flow, and Tone to Create a More Effective and Persuasive Acoustic Experience in Legal Writing

Journal of Legal Writing Institute, Vol. 16, p. 65, 2010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Bret Rappaport
Dominican University
Downloads 304 (68,732)

Abstract:

Evolutionary psychology, legal writing, biomusicology, literary darwinsim, IRAC, Rhetoric, persuasive writing

3.

Tapping the Human Adaptive Origins of Storytelling by Requiring Legal Writing Students to Read a Novel in Order to Appreciate How Character, Setting, Plot, Theme, and Tone (CSPTT) are as Important as IRAC

Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, Vol. 25, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2011
Bret Rappaport
Dominican University
Downloads 192 (68,090)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Legal writing, Narrative theory, Literary Darwinism, IRAC, literature and law

4.

Calvinball Cannot Be Play on this Court: The Sanctity of Auction Procedures in Bankruptcy

Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Vol. 11, p. 189, 2002
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Bret Rappaport and Joni Green
Dominican University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 34 (358,093)

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, Auction, Stalking Horse, Comdisco

5.

A Lawyer's Hidden Persuader: Genre Bias and How It Shapes Legal Texts by Constraining Writers' Choices and Influencing Readers' Perceptions

Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Feb 2014
Bret Rappaport
Dominican University
Downloads 24 (354,761)

Abstract:

Cognitive bias, genre, genre bias, legal writing,

6.

As Natural Landscaping Takes Root We Must Weed Out the Bad Laws - How Natural Landscaping and Leopold's Land Ethic Collide with Unenlightned Weed Laws and What Must Be Done about It

John Marshall Law Review, Vol. 26, No. 4, 1993
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 08 May 2015
Bret Rappaport
Dominican University
Downloads 6 (426,005)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Weed laws, Natural Landscaping, native plants, Aldo Leopold, Land Ethic

7.

Weeding Out Bad Vegetation Control Ordinances

Restoration and Management Notes, Volume 16, Number 1, 1998
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Nov 2014
Bret Rappaport and Bevin Horn
Dominican University and Independent
Downloads 4 (457,012)

Abstract:

Natural landscaping, native plants, weeds, weed ordinances