Laura Ray

Widener University - Delaware Law School

4601 Concord Pike

Wilmington, DE 19803-0406

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Doctrinal Conversation: Justice Kagan's Supreme Court Opinions

Indiana Law Journal Supplement, v. 89, 2013, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-39
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2013
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Elena Kagan, Supreme Court, justices, judges, legal writing, judicial opinions, rhetoric

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The Road to Bush v. Gore: The History of the Supreme Court’s Use of the Per Curiam Opinion

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 518, 2000
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Supreme Court, per curiam opinion, courts, judges, opinions

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The Style of a Skeptic: The Opinions of Chief Justice Roberts

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 83, No. 3, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-81
Number of pages: 129 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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supreme court, roberts, judges, style, opinions,

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Clerk and Justice: The Ties that Bind John Paul Stevens and Wiley B. Rutledge

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-87
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Dec 2008
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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supreme court, john paul stevens, wiley b rutledge, judges, law clerks, jurisprudence, clerkship

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The Legacy of a Supreme Court Clerkship: Stephen Breyer and Arthur Goldberg

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 115, No. 1, p. 83, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Stephen Breyer, Arthur Goldberg, Supreme Court, Judges, Clerkship, Law Clerks, Justices

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Judicial Fictions: Images of Supreme Court Justices in the Novel, Drama, and Film

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 151, 1997
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Supreme Court, fiction, movies, literature, films, justices, judges, novels

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Linking Law and Life: Justice Sotomayor's Judicial Voice

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 64, Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-03
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Sonia Sotomayor, legal writing, judges, Supreme Court

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Autobiography and Opinion: The Romantic Jurisprudence of Justice William O. Douglas

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 707, 1999
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Supreme Court, William O. Douglas, judges, justices, autobiography, jurisprudence

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The Justices Write Separately: Uses of the Concurrence by the Rehnquist Court

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 23, 1990
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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concurrence, Supreme Court, opinions, appellate jurisprudence, Rehnquist Court

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Laughter at the Court: The Supreme Court As a Source of Humor

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 6, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Nov 2008
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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supreme court, humor, cartoons, new yorker

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From the Bench to the Screen: The Woman Judge in Film

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 60, 2012, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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judges, film, women, cinema, movies

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'The Hindrance of a Law Degree': Justice Kagan on Law and Experience

Maryland Law Review Endnotes, v. 74, p. 10, 2015, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Apr 2015
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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supreme court, judges, legal writing, court opinions, Elena Kagan

13.

Justice Ginsburg and the Middle Way

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 3, p. 629, 2003
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, supreme court, justices, judges, women judges, constitutional law

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Justice Brennan and the Jurisprudence of Dissent

Temple Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, 1988
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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William J. Brennan, Supreme Court, justices, judges, dissent

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Lives of the Justices: Supreme Court Autobiographies

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 37, 2004
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Supreme Court, justices, judges, autobiography

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Circumstance and Strategy: Jointly Authored Supreme Court Opinions

Nevada Law Review, Vol. 12, p. 727, Summer 2012, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-19
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 May 2012
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Supreme Court, judges, justices. authorship, opinions, legal writing, jointly authored opinions

17.

A Law Clerk and His Justice: What William Rehnquist Did Not Learn from Robert Jackson

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 29, 1996
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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William Rehnquist, Robert Jackson, Supreme Court, justices, judges, law clerks, clerkships, jurisprudence

18.

From Prerogative to Accountability: The Amenability of the President to Suit

Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 80, 1991
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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president, lawsuits, judicial process, presidential accountability

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Discipline Through Delegation: Solving the Problem of Congressional Housecleaning

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 55, 1994
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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legislature, Congress, discipline, congressional misconduct

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Judicial Personality: Rhetoric and Emotion in Supreme Court Opinions

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 193, 2002
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Supreme Court, justices, court opinions, legal writing, Rehnquist court

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A Study in Detection: The Who and Why of the Health Care Joint Dissent

Iowa Law Review Bulletin, vol. 98, p. 3 (2013), Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Supreme Court, jointly authored opinions, court opinions, legal writing, judges, judicial decision making, joint dissent

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America Meets the Justices: Explaining the Supreme Court to the General Reader

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Dec 2011
Laura Ray
Widener University - Delaware Law School
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Supreme Court, history, popular books