Kenneth D. Chestek

University of Wyoming College of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

P.O. Box 3035

Laramie, WY 82071

United States

http://www.uwyo.edu/law/directory/kenneth-chestek.html

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

The Plot Thickens: The Appellate Brief as Story

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 866 (18,394)

Abstract:

Appellate brief, Narrative theory, storytelling, legal writing

Judging by the Numbers: An Empirical Study of the Power of Story

Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 290 (84,551)

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Judging by the Numbers: An Empirical Study of the Power of Story

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 152 (159,756)

Abstract:

Courts, appellate judges, empirical study, legal writing, narrative theory, story, storytelling

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Appellant's Brief in Rubin v. Old York Department of Social Services

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 247 (89,867)

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Appellate Brief, Appellate Record, Narrative theory, Legal Writing

Competing Stories: A Case Study of the Role of Narrative Reasoning in Judicial Decisions

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 9, 2012
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2012
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 148 (163,517)

Abstract:

Legal writing, narrative, storytelling, story, health care, judges

Competing Stories: A Case Study of the Role of Narrative Reasoning in Judicial Decisions

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 9 (2012)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Sep 2012
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 56 (312,224)

Abstract:

legal writing, narrative, storytelling, story, health care, judges

Competing Stories: A Case Study of the Role of Narrative Reasoning in Judicial Decisions

Revista Forumul Judec─âtorilor, No. 2, 2013,
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2014
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 18 (467,814)

Abstract:

narrative reasoning, foundational principles of narrative theory, storytelling scholarship, healthcare litigation, decision making process

5.

The Life of the Law Has Not Been Logic: It Has Been Story

1 Savannah Law Review 21 (2014)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2014
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 137 (124,155)

Abstract:

Storytelling, legal writing, narrative, cognitive psychology

6.

MacCrate (in)Action: The Case for Enhancing the Upper-Level Writing Requirement in Law Schools

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 124 (179,109)

Abstract:

Legal writing, upper-level writing requirement, ABA accreditation standards

7.

Appellate Record in Rubin vs. Old York Department of Social Services

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 116 (196,600)

Abstract:

Appellate Brief, Appellate Record, Narrative theory, Legal Writing

8.

Judging by the Numbers: An Empirical Study of the Power of Story to Persuade (Survey Tool)

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Jun 2009
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 75 (250,204)

Abstract:

Persuasion, study, survey, story, appellate brief

9.

Of Reptiles and Velcro: The Brain's Negativity Bias and Persuasion

Nevada Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2015
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 69 (208,485)

Abstract:

cognitive psychology, legal writing, persuasion, brain science, judges

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Judging by the Numbers: An Empirical Study of the Power of Story to Persuade (Test Briefs)

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Jun 2009
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 64 (266,091)

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11.

Fear and Loathing in Persuasive Writing: An Empirical Study of the Effects of the Negativity Bias

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 14, 2017
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 18 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 0 (185,784)

Abstract:

Negativity Bias, Empirical, Judicial Reasoning, Persuasion, Legal Writing, Preliminary Statement, Trial Brief, Theme

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 2    Citations: 0
1.

Fear and Loathing in Persuasive Writing

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 May 2017
Kenneth D. Chestek
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 0

Abstract:

Negativity Bias, Empirical, Judicial Reasoning, Persuasion, Legal Writing, Preliminary Statement, Trial Brief, Theme