Louis J. Sirico

Villanova University School of Law

Professor of Law, Director of Legal Writing

299 N. Spring Mill Road

Villanova, PA 19085

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

The Federalist and the Lessons of Rome

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2007-7, Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 75, p. 431, 2006
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Mar 2007
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 292 (70,901)

Abstract:

Constitutional Original Intent, First Congress, Constitution Interpretation

2.

Original Intent in the First Congress

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 3, Summer 2006, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2006-24
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 172 (134,773)

Abstract:

constitutional law, legal history, First Congress, Original Intent

3.

How the Separation of Powers Doctrine Shaped the Executive

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2008-24, University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 40, 2009
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 May 2008 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 156 (142,665)

Abstract:

Constitutional Law, Legal History, Public Law and Legal Theory

Benjamin Franklin, Prayer, and the Constitutional Convention: History as Narrative

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3026
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Apr 2013
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 78 (251,073)

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Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Legal History, Constitutional Convention, Church and State, rhetoric, narrative

Benjamin Franklin, Prayer, and the Constitutional Convention: History as Narrative

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 10, 2013
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Sep 2013
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
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5.

Readability Studies: How Technocentrism Can Compromise Research and Legal Determinations

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 26, No. 147, 2007, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2008-04
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Feb 2008
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 72 (230,974)

Abstract:

readability, Flesch, Flesch-Kincaid, consumer, legal writing, legal drafting, plain English

6.

The Constitutional Convention: Drafting to Charter Future History

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 12, No. 157, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 53 (280,189)

Abstract:

Constitutional Convention, Constitutional History, Virtual History, Legal History

7.

Stopping Nuclear Power Plants: A Memoir

Villanova Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 21, 2009, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2010-09
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 53 (292,002)

Abstract:

Environment, nuclear power, atomic energy, government regulation

8.

The Supreme Court and the Constitutional Convention

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2011, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3025
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 30 Apr 2013
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 48 (292,002)

Abstract:

Legal History, Constitution, Constitutional Convention, Supreme Court, Dred Scott, Morrison, Term limits

9.

Opening an Oral Argument before the Supreme Court: The Decline of Narrative's Role

The Review of Litigation, The Brief, Vol. 36, Summer 2016, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2015-1007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 36 (232,605)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, oral argument, rhetoric, advocacy, narrative

10.

Donating and Procuring Organs: An Annotated Bibliography

Law Library Journal Vol. 104:2 Spring 2012 , Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3024
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Apr 2013
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 36 (336,739)

Abstract:

transplantation, organ transplantation, transplant, bibliography, medicine

11.

Failed Constitutional Metaphors: The Wall of Separation and the Penumbra

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 45, 2011 , Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3023
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Apr 2013
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 21 (383,104)

Abstract:

Metaphors, rhetoric, Establishment Clause, Privacy, Penumbra, Griswold, church and state, religion

12.

A Proposal for Improving Argument Before the United States Supreme Court

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 42, 2015, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2015-1005
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2015
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 15 (391,906)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, oral argument

13.

Life and Death: Stories of a Heart Transplant Patient

Real Property Probate and Trust Journal, Vol. 37, Fall 2002
Posted: 03 Mar 2003
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law

Abstract:

organ transplant, heart transplant, death end-of-life directives

14.

The Trial of Charles I: A Sesquitricentennial Reflection

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 16, P. 51, 1999
Posted: 06 Sep 1999
Louis J. Sirico Jr.
Villanova University School of Law

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