Philip N. Meyer

Vermont Law School

68 North Windsor Street

P.O. Box 60

South Royalton, VT 05068

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Making the Narrative Move: Observations Based Upon Reading Gerry Spence's Closing Argument in the Estate of Karen Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee, Inc.

New York University School of Law Clinical Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 229, 2002
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Aug 2010
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Narrative, Closing Argument, Creative Writing, Silkwood, Spence

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Confessions of a Legal Writing Instructor

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 46, No. 1, p. 27, 1996
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Legal Writing, Legal Analysis, Legal Method, Lawyering

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'Desperate for Love': Cinematic Influences Upon a Defendant's Closing Argument to a Jury

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 721, 1994
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Aug 2010
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Storytelling, Drama, Mob, Murder

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Vignettes from a Narrative Primer

Legal Writing, Vol. 12, p. 229, 2006
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
Downloads 109 (342,828)
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narrative, legal writing, litigation, storytelling, pedagogy, advocacy

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Why a Jury Trial is More Like a Movie than a Novel

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 28, No. 1, March 2001
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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litigation, advocacy, narrative, popular culture, jury, persuasion, film, literature, novel-to-film adaptation

'Fingers Pointing at the Moon': New Perspectives on Teaching Legal Writing and Analysis

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 25, No. 3, p. 777, 1993
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jun 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Legal Writing, Teaching Legal Writing, Legal Analysis

'Fingers Pointing at the Moon': New Perspectives on Teaching Legal Writing and Analysis

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 25, No. 3, p. 777, 1993
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
Downloads 30 (647,683)

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Legal Writing, Legal Reasoning, Legal Analysis, Analytical Skills

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Introduction: Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? Lawyers Listening to the Call of Stories

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 568, 1994
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Aug 2010
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Legal Culture, Storytelling

When Worlds Collide: Exploring Intersections between Legal Writing and Clinical Pedagogy, Scholarship, and Practice

Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 4, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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legal writing, clinical, legal education, legal pedagogy, teaching, legal scholarship

When Worlds Collide: Exploring Intersections between Legal Writing and Clinical Pedagogy, Scholarship, and Practice

Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 4, p. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Aug 2010
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Legal Writing, Clinical Pedagogy, Scholarship

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'Desperate for Love II': Further Reflections on the Interpenetration of Legal and Popular Storytelling in Closing Arguments to a Jury in a Complex Criminal Case

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 30, p. 931, 1996
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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technology, narrative, evidence, criminal litigation, complex litigation, popular culture, closing argument, RICO, film

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'Desperate for Love III': Rethinking Closing Arguments at Stories

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 50, 1999, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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narrative, persuasion, argument

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Using Non-Fiction Films as Visual Texts in the First-Year Criminal Law Course

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 4, p. 895, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Philip N. Meyer and Steven Cusick
Vermont Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Criminal Law, First-Year, Non-Fiction Films, Aural Learner, Visual Hypotheticals

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Convicts, Criminals, Prisoners, and Outlaws: A Course in Popular Storytelling

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 42, No. 1, p. 129, 1992
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jun 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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popular storytelling, teaching lawyering skills, movies, film, pop culture

13.

Are the Characters in a Death Penalty Brief Like the Characters in a Movie?

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 4, p. 877, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Feb 2020
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Death Penalty, Movie, Narrative Persuasion, Legal Storytelling, Brief Writing

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The Darkness Visible: Litigation Stories & Lawrence Joseph's Lawyerland

Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 4, p. 1311, 2003
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Storytelling, Litigation, Legal Writing, Lawyering

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'The Pathology of Practice,' A Short Story

St. Thomas Law Review, Vol. 8, p. 215, 1995
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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narrative, professionalism, legal profession, practice, litigation, legal culture

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Retelling the Darkest Story: Mystery, Suspense, and Detectives in a Brief Written on Behalf of a Condemned Inmate

Mercer Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 2, p. 665, 2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Aug 2010
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Narrative, Mystery, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, Brief, Organizational Principles

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Adaptation: What Post-Conviction Relief Practitioners in Death Penalty Cases Might Learn from Popular Storytellers About Narrative Persuasion

Law and Popular Culture, Current Legal Issues 2004, Vol. 7, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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post-conviction relief, narrative, film, creative non-fiction, persuasion

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Visual Literacy and the Legal Culture: Reading Film as Text in the Law School Setting

egal Studies Forum, Vol. 17, NLo. 1, 1993
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jun 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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film and law, teaching lawyering skills, pop culture and law, storytelling

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Criminality, Obsessive Compulstion, and Aesthetic Rage in 'Straight Time'

Legal Studies Forum, Vol. 25, Nos. 3 & 4, p. 441, 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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Public Defender, Movie, Character, Narrative, Criminal, Prisoner

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Revisiting L.A. Law

LAWYERS IN YOUR LIVING ROOM! LAW ON TELEVISION, Michael Asimow, ed., Chicago: ABA, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Jun 2011
Philip N. Meyer
Vermont Law School
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popular culture, LA Law, black comedy, television