Karen J. Sneddon

Mercer Law School

Professor of Law

1021 Georgia Ave

Macon, GA 31207-0001

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

New Ways to Teach Drafting and Drafting Ethics

Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, Vol. 12, p. 187, 2011, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-31, Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 12-09, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2012-04
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2012
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Drake University Law School, University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Mercer Law School and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 214 (159,387)

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Once Upon a Transaction: Narrative Techniques and Drafting

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 May 2016
Susan Chesler and Karen J. Sneddon
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Mercer Law School
Downloads 199 (170,736)

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narrative, legal writing, contract drafting, will drafting

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In the Name of God, Amen: Language in Last Wills and Testaments

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 29, p. 655, 2011
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 152 (215,936)

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Wills, Estate Planning, Language, Rhetorical Analysis

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Speaking for the Dead: Voice in Last Wills and Testament

St. John's Law Review , Vol. 85, No. 683, 2011
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Nov 2013
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 134 (238,948)
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Wills, Estate Planning, Voice

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Trusts and Estates Drafting: Avoiding Rigor Mortis in the Law School Curriculum

Mercer Law Review Vol. 63, p. 1071, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 120 (259,854)

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Estate Planning, Drafting

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The Will as Personal Narrative

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 20, p. 355, 2013
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 118 (263,107)
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Last Will and Testament, estate planning, narrative

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Not Your Mother's Will: Gender, Language, and Wills

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 4, Summer 2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Dec 2015
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 75 (352,241)

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Wills, Estate Planning, Drafting, Gender

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Memento Mori: Death and Wills

Wyoming Law Review, Vol. 14, p. 211, 2014
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2014
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 73 (357,686)

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Estate Planning, Wills

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Should Cain's Children Inherit Abel's Property?: Wading into the Extended Slayer Rule Quagmire

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 101, 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 62 (389,831)

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Trusts and Estates, Slayer Rule

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Beyond Chalk and Talk: The Law Classroom of the Future

Ohio North University Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 257, 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 51 (427,237)

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Legal education, active learning

11.

Tales from a Form Book: Stock Stories and Transactional Documents

78 Mont. L. Rev. 501 (2017)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Susan Chesler and Karen J. Sneddon
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Mercer Law School
Downloads 48 (438,494)

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Drafting, Narrative Techniques, Applied Storytelling

12.

Voice, Strength, and No-Contest Clauses

Wisconsin Law Review, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jul 2019
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 45 (450,277)

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contest, no-contest clause, testamentary instruments, narrative

13.

Telling Tales: The Transactional Lawyer as Storyteller

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 15, 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Dec 2018
Susan Chesler and Karen J. Sneddon
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Mercer Law School
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Happily Ever After: Fostering the Role of the Transactional Lawyer as Storyteller

Susan M. Chesler and Karen J. Sneddon, Happily Ever After: Fostering the Role of the Transactional Lawyer as Storyteller, 20 Tenn. J. Bus. L. 491 (2019)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Mar 2019
Susan Chesler and Karen J. Sneddon
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Mercer Law School
Downloads 39 (475,564)

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narrative, transactional documents, storytelling, legal writing

15.

Beyond the Personal Representative: The Potential of Succession Without Administration

South Texas Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 449, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
Downloads 28 (529,694)

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Trusts and Estates, Succession without Administration, Personal Representative

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Happily Ever After: Fostering the Role of the Transactional Lawyer as Storyteller

Vol 20, Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law 491, 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Mar 2019
Susan Chesler and Karen J. Sneddon
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Mercer Law School
Downloads 23 (559,779)

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applied storytelling, transactional drafting, contract drafting, narrative

17.

The Sleeper Has Awakened: The Rule Against Accumulations and Perpetual Trusts

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 189, 2001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
Karen J. Sneddon
Mercer Law School
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Trusts and Estates, Rule against Accumulations, Perpetual Trusts

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From Clause A to Clause B: Narrative Transportation and the Transactional Reader

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 46
Karen J. Sneddon and Susan Chesler
Mercer Law School and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
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narrative, narrative transportation, legal writing, legal drafting, storytelling, transactional document

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Measuring Student Progress: Assessing and Providing Feedback

14 Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, 2013 Special Report, at 489
Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Susan Chesler and Karen J. Sneddon
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Mercer Law School

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Transactional Drafting, Assessment