Brian Larson

Texas A&M University School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

1515 Commerce St.

Fort Worth, TX Tarrant County 76102

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  My major project at the moment is challenging the determinist rhetoric surrounding legal reasoning and focusing scholars, practitioners, and students instead on legal argumentation’s inherently defeasible nature.  ”

Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Law's Enterprise: Argumentation Schemes & Legal Analogy

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 87(3), 663-721 (2019), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-55
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 295 (189,982)

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argumentation, analogy, legal analogy, argumentation scheme

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Precedent as Rational Persuasion

25 Legal Writing: Journal of the Legal Writing Institute 135 (2021), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-34
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 28 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 27 May 2021
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 245 (229,049)

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legal argumentation, legal reasoning, jurisprudence, empirical legal theory, legal topoi, case uses

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Reading Minds to Write Emails

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Aug 2020
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 230 (243,496)

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professional email, rhetoric, pragmatics, cognitive environment

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Best Practices? Lessons from Technical Communication for Online Legal Writing Instruction

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jun 2020
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 188 (293,344)

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online education, legal writing, technical communication, synchronous, asynchronous, peer review

5.

Data Privacy in the Time of Plague

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2022, pp. 152-227, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-10
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 29 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2022
Cason Schmit, Brian Larson and Hye-Chung Kum
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law and Population Informatics Lab, Texas A&M University
Downloads 184 (298,861)
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data privacy, data protection, public health

6.

Civil Procedure as a Critical Discussion

20 Nevada Law Journal 967-1035 (2020), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 19-23, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-70
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Susan E. Provenzano and Brian Larson
Georgia State University - College of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 162 (334,115)

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civil procedure, law and rhetoric, stasis theory, pragma-dialectics

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Endogenous and Dangerous

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 22, Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-21
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2021
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 148 (360,059)

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case use, defeasible, argumentation, argument, trial court, fair use, citation

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The Dialogical Roots of Deduction: Historical, Cognitive, and Philosophical Perspectives on Reasoning, Catarina Dutilh Novaes (Cambridge University Press 2021), 271 pages (Book Review)

Legal Writing: Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, Vol. 26, pp. 227-39, 2022, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-28
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2022
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 145 (366,110)

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deduction, syllogism, legal reasoning, dialogical argument

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Bridging Rhetoric and Pragmatics with Relevance Theory

Relevance and Irrelevance: Theories, Factors and Challenges, Jan Strassheim and Hisashi Nasu, eds., De Gruyter, 2018, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-65
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2019
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 133 (391,743)

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cognitive environment, emotions, goals, communicative production, communicative interpretation

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DOURS: A Heuristic for Discovering Research Questions

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Oct 2020
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 119 (426,248)

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dissonance, originating question, specifying question, research ethics, legal rhetoric, legal argumentation, legal communication, research paradigm

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Coding Guide for Larson Legal-Argument Research

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2021
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 108 (458,004)

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legal argumentation, citation, coding guide

12.

The Structured Writing Group: A Different Writing Center?

29 The Second Draft/Legal Writing Institute 8-12, Spring 2016, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-46
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2018
Brian Larson and Christopher Soper
Texas A&M University School of Law and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 84 (540,069)

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legal writing, writing center, multilingual writers

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Centering Students’ Rhetorical Knowledge: The Community of Inquiry as Formative Assessment

27 Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute 223 (2023), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-43
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2023
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Medico-Legal Collaboration Regarding the Sex Offender: Othering and Resistance

Rhetoric of Health & Medicine, Vol. 1, pp. 90-131, 2018, DOI:10.5744/rhm.2018.0005, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2018
Mary L. Schuster, Brian Larson and Amy Propen
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law and College of Letters and Science
Downloads 62 (638,420)

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Medico-Legal Collaboration, Sex Offender, Civil Commitment, Medical Diagnosis and Prognosis, Legal Statutes, Resistance, Othering

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Gender/Genre: The Lack of Gendered Register in Texts Requiring Genre Knowledge

Written Communication, 33(4), 360-84, 2016, DOI: 10.1177/0741088316667927
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2018
Brian Larson
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 36 (802,323)

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legal texts, legal discourse, corpus, automated text analysis, relevance theory, cognitive environment

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Second Class for the Second Time: How the Commercial Speech Doctrine Stigmatizes Commercial Use of Aggregated Public Records

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Brian Larson and Genelle I. Belmas
Texas A&M University School of Law and California State University, Fullerton
Downloads 34 (818,002)

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First Amendment, public records, data brokers, commercial speech, privacy