Linda L. Berger

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

Family Foundation Professor of Law

4505 South Maryland Parkway

Box 451003

Las Vegas, NV 89154

United States

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1.

The Lady, or the Tiger? A Field Guide to Metaphor and Narrative

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 50, p. 275, 2011, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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metaphor, narrative, rhetorical analysis, persuasion, framing, storytelling, Boykin v. Alabama

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Introduction: U.S. Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court

U.S. Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court (Kathryn M. Stanchi, Linda L. Berger & Bridget J. Crawford eds.), Cambridge University Press, 2016, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-09
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Kathryn Stanchi, Linda L. Berger and Bridget J. Crawford
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Pace University School of Law
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feminism, jurisprudence, Supreme Court, constitutional law, constitution, feminist judgments

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Studying and Teaching 'Law as Rhetoric': Between Reason and Power

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2012
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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rhetoric,rhetorical community, law as rhetoric, law school teaching, legal education

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Shielding the Unmedia: Using the Process of Journalism to Protect the Journalist's Privilege in an Infinite Universe of Publication

Houston Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 1371, 2003
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Sep 2003
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Media shield law, journalist's privilege, First Amendment privilege, newsperson's privilege, state shield statutes

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What is the Sound of a Corporation Speaking? How the Cognitive Theory of Metaphor Can Help Lawyers Shape the Law

TJSL Public Law Research Paper No. 04-08, Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 2, p. 169, 2004
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2009
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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cognitive theory, metaphor, commercial speech, corporate speech, First Amenment, Nike, corporation is a person, marketplace of ideas

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How Embedded Knowledge Structures Affect Judicial Decision Making: A Rhetorical Analysis of Metaphor, Narrative, and Imagination in Child Custody Disputes

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 259, 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2009
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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rhetoric, rhetorical analysis, critical theory, cognitive theory, metaphor, narrative, family law, child custody, legal writing

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Feminist Judging Matters: How Feminist Theory and Methods Affect the Process of Judgment

47 University of Baltimore Law Review 167 (2017), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-21, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Bridget J. Crawford, Kathryn Stanchi and Linda L. Berger
Pace University School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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feminist judgments, judging, judges, feminist legal theory, Supreme Court, Strieff, Morales-Santant, Perry v. Merit Systems Protection, Sotomayor, Ginsburg, Gorsuch

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The Past, Presence, and Future of Legal Writing Scholarship: Rhetoric, Voice, and Community

Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 16, p. 521, 2010, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 May 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
Linda L. Berger, Linda H. Edwards and Terrill Pollman
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Metaphor in Law as Poetic and Propositional Language

The European Legacy: Towards New Paradigms, Journal of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI), Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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metaphor, rhetoric, persuasion, poetic metaphor, propositional metaphor

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Of Metaphor, Metonymy, and Corporate Money: Rhetorical Choices in Supreme Court Decisions on Campaign Finance Regulation

Mercer Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 949, 2007, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 983755
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 May 2007
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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campaign finance, campaign finance reform, campaign finance regulation, corporate money, corporate spending, corporate speech, commercial speech, First Amendment, marketplace of ideas, metaphor, metonymy, rhetoric

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A Revised View of the Judicial Hunch

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: J. ALWD, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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judicial decision making, legal persuasion, intuition, heuristics, biases, cognitive psychology

A Revised View of the Judicial Hunch

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 10, Fall 2013, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2013
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Metaphor and Analogy: The Sun and Moon of Legal Persuasion

Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Sep 2013
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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metaphor, analogy, persuasion, cognitive, social cognition, decision making, analogical processing, Gentner, Lakoff, Kahneman

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Applying New Rhetoric to Legal Discourse: The Ebb and Flow of Reader and Writer, Text and Context

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 49, p. 155, 1999, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Feb 2008
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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New Rhetoric, legal education, pedagogy, legal writing, legal writing scholarship, legal reading, peer groups

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Rewriting Judicial Opinions and the Feminist Scholarly Project

Notre Dame Law Review Online, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-22
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Linda L. Berger, Kathryn Stanchi and Bridget J. Crawford
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Pace University School of Law
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feminist legal theory, jurisprudence, feminist judgments, judges, judging

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The Law's Mystery

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Linda L. Berger and Jack L. Sammons
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Mercer University School of Law
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judicial opinions, free speech, Heidegger, Jame Boyd White, aletheia, legal truth, poetic truth, poetry, music, Beethoven, Ode to Joy, Christo, The Gates, inevitability, necessity, Cohen, Harlan, reading opinons, writing opinions, judicial ethics, virtue, phenomenology, legal education, Keats

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Teaching with Feminist Judgments: A Global Conversation

Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2019
Pace University School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, University of Wisconsin - Parkside, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, Leicester Law School, CUNY School of Law, University of Canterbury, The John Marshall Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
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A Reflective Rhetorical Model: The Legal Writing Teacher as Reader and Writer

TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1095644, Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 6, p. 57, 2000
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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reflection, reflective teaching, legal reading, legal writing, teacher commenting, rhetorical model

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Using Feminist Theory to Advance Equal Justice under Law

17 Nevada Law Journal 539 (2017), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-17, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2017
Linda L. Berger, Bridget J. Crawford and Kathryn Stanchi
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Pace University School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Feminism, Gender, Feminist Judgments Project, Symposium, Nevada Law Journal, Equal Rights

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Creating Kairos at the Supreme Court: Shelby County, Citizens United, Hobby Lobby, and the Judicial Construction of Right Moments

16 J. App. Prac. & Process (2015)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2016
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Rhetoric, kairos, persuasion, Supreme Court, Holmes, Roberts, Alito, habeas corpus, Voting Rights Act, Religious Freedom Restoration Act

The Color-Blind Constitution: Choosing a Story to Live By

Michigan State Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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narrative, metaphor, constitutional, rhetoric, judging, brief writing, Supreme Court, unanticipated consequences

The Color-Blind Constitution: Choosing a Story to Live By

Michigan State Law Review, p. 1397, 2015, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Brown, desegregation, equal protection, rhetoric, legal writing, school desegregation

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A Rhetorician's Practical Wisdom

Mercer Law Review Vol. 66, No. 459, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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rhetoric, practical wisdom, Heller, Breyer, image, story

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Why Women: Judging Transnational Courts and Tribunals

Connecticut Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-12
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2019
Kathryn Stanchi, Bridget J. Crawford and Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Pace University School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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judiciary, diversity, women, gender, representation, international courts, tribunals

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Do Best Practices in Legal Education Include Emphasis on Compositional Modes of Studying Law as a Liberal Art?

Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 1
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Feb 2008
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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best practices, legal education, compositional, liberal education, legal imagination

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A Rhetorical-Computational Analysis of Justice Antonin Scalia's 'Remarkable Influence': The Unexpected Importance of Deceptively Unanimous and Contested Majority Opinions

Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2020, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 15 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2019
Linda L. Berger and Eric Nystrom
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Arizona State University
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rhetoric, Scalia, judicial influence, computational analysis

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'Law &' Meets 'Law As': The Handbook of Law and Society

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD Vol. 13
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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legal writing, law and society

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Methods, Impact, and Reach of the Global Feminist Judgments Projects

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 8, No. 9, 2018, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-07
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2019
Linda L. Berger, Bridget J. Crawford and Kathryn Stanchi
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Pace University School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Feminist judgments, feminist methodology, jurisprudence, judging, Sentencias feministas, metodología feminista, jurisprudencia, juicio

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The Necessity of Multi-Stranded Feminist Judicial Opinions

44 Australian Feminist Law Journal 245 (2018), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-33
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2019
Kathryn Stanchi, Bridget J. Crawford and Linda L. Berger
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Pace University School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Feminism, Feminist Legal Theory, Judicial Opinions, International Law, Comparative Law