Christy Hallam DeSanctis

George Washington University - Law School

Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program; Associate Professor of Legal Research and Writing

2000 H Street, N.W.

Lerner 102

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

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Organizing Legal Writing: The T-R-E-A-T Method - Explanation and Application Sections

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
Michael D. Murray and Christy Hallam DeSanctis
University of Kentucky College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 724 (33,608)

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TREAT, paradigm, IRAC, CREAC, explanation, application, explanatory synthesis, case-by-case presentation, case-to-case analogical reasoning

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Advanced Argumentation: Introductions, Facts, Arguments, and Conclusions

Advanced Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy: Trials, Appeals, and Moot Court (Foundation Press, 2d ed., Dec. 2013 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Oct 2013
Michael D. Murray and Christy Hallam DeSanctis
University of Kentucky College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 450 (62,336)

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appellate advocacy, appellate briefs, introduction, statement of facts, argumentation, rhetoric

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Synthesis and Advanced Legal Writing

Advanced Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy: Trials, Appeals, and Moot Court (Foundation Press, 2d ed., Dec. 2013 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Oct 2013
Michael D. Murray and Christy Hallam DeSanctis
University of Kentucky College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 309 (96,403)

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synthesis, rule synthesis, explanatory synthesis, legal writing, appellate advocacy, rhetoric

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Toward a Unified Grading Vocabulary: Using Grading Rubrics to Set Student Expectations and Promote Consistency in Legal Writing Courses

Journal of Legal Education, 2012, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 574, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 574
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2012
Jessica L. Wherry and Christy Hallam DeSanctis
Georgetown Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 264 (114,062)

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legal writing, assessment, rubrics, grading guidelines, feedback, teacher training

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The Art of the Writing Conference: Letting Students Set the Agenda Without Ceding Control

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 369, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Dec 2007
Kristen E. Murray and Christy Hallam DeSanctis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 205 (146,475)

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legal writing, legal education

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Rhetoric and Advocacy

Advanced Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy: Trials, Appeals, and Moot Court (Foundation Press, December 2013) , Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2013
Michael D. Murray and Christy Hallam DeSanctis
University of Kentucky College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 195 (153,563)

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rhetoric, advocacy, writing, legal writing, appellate briefs, trial briefs, appellate advocacy

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The Life of a Case, State and Federal Court Systems, and Jurisdiction

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jan 2015
Michael D. Murray and Christy Hallam DeSanctis
University of Kentucky College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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life of a case, course of litigation, progress of lawsuit, state and federal courts, court system, jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, subject matter jurisdiction

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Narrativity and Storytelling

Advanced Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy: Trials, Appeals, and Moot Court (2d ed. 2013) , Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2014
Michael D. Murray and Christy Hallam DeSanctis
University of Kentucky College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 149 (194,189)

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narrative, narrativity, narrative reasoning, storytelling, briefs, memoranda, appellate advocacy, statements of fact