Deborah S. Gordon

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

3320 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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Scholarly Papers (10)

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Reflecting on the Language of Death

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 34, 2011 , Drexel University School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-A-23
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
Deborah S. Gordon
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Wills, Estates, Probate, Testator, Testatrix, Testamentary Language

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The Restatements of Trust – Revisited

The ALI at 100: Essays on Its Centennial (Andrew S. Gold & Robert W. Gordon, eds., 2023 forthcoming), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2022-45
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jul 2022
Naomi Cahn, Deborah S. Gordon and Allison Anna Tait
University of Virginia School of Law, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and University of Richmond - School of Law
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Trusts, Restatements, ESG investing, gender

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Forfeiting Trust

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 57, 2015, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-A-02
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2015
Deborah S. Gordon
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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inheritance, trusts, estates, wills, testamentary documents, probate, elder law, legacy, succession, death, fiduciary duties, trustees, inter vivos trusts, no-contest clauses, forfeiture clauses, in terrorem clauses, penalty clauses

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Trusting Trust

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 63, 2015, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-A-01
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Feb 2015
Deborah S. Gordon
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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inheritance, trusts, estates, wills, testamentary documents, probate, elder law, legacy, succession, death, fiduciary duties, trustees, inter vivos trusts, judging, judicial role, judicial ethics, candor

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Mor[t]ality and Identity: Wills, Narratives, and Cherished Possessions

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Forthcoming, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-A-04
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Deborah S. Gordon
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Estate Planning, Inheritance, Mortality, Aging, Estates, Wills, Testamentary Documents, Elder Law, Legacy, Succession, Death, Tangible Property, Personal Possessions, Figurative Language, Narratives, Storytelling, Narrative Theory, Literature, Shakespeare, George Eliot, Philip Roth

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The Carnegie Report and Legal Writing: Does the Report Go Far Enough?

Journal of Legal Writing Institute, Vol. 17, p. 279, 2011, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-A-09
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Lisa A. Tucker, Christine Nero Coughlin and Deborah S. Gordon
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Wake Forest University - School of Law and Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Educating Lawyers, Carnegie Report, legal writing, skills curriculum, faculty, hierarchy, legal education

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Letters Non-Testamentary

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 3, 2014, Drexel University School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-A-03
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Jul 2014
Deborah S. Gordon
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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inheritance, trusts, estates, wills, testamentary documents, letters of wishes, memoranda of wishes, probate, elder law, legacy, succession, death, language, rhetoric, narrative

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Engendering Trust

Wisconsin Law Review, 2019
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jun 2019
Deborah S. Gordon
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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trust, trustee, gender, language, myth, inheritance, estate

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Of Skepticism, Illegitimacy, and Fools: The Power and Potential of Committed Legal Writing

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jul 2019
Deborah S. Gordon and Kait O'Donnell
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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legal writing, skepticism, legitimacy, Shakespeare, Beauvoir, Sartre, commitment

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'Jug Jug to Dirty Ears': Maryland v. Craig through a Literary Lens

New York University Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 5, 1991
Posted: 19 Jul 2021
Deborah S. Gordon
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

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