Julie A. Baker

University of Massachusetts School of Law

Professor

333 Faunce Corner Road

North Dartmouth, MA 02747

United States

http://www.umassd.edu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

And the Winner Is: How Principles of Cognitive Science Resolve the Plain Language Debate

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Forthcoming, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-33
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Julie A. Baker
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Downloads 396 (102,670)

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Teaching Difficult Concepts: Teaching Students to Write Specific, Detailed Analogies

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Downloads 168 (240,218)

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legal writing, analysis, analogies, teaching, pedagogy, facts, argument

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A Guide to Building Good Sentence Structure

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, November 12, 2007
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker and Lisa H. Healy
University of Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 124 (305,335)

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writing, legal writing, advocacy, persuasion, sentence, sentence structure, grammar, editing, revising

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Effective Writing by Lawyer Essential for Making a Case

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, May 7, 2007
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker and Lisa H. Healy
University of Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 94 (368,411)

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writing, legal writing, clear language, plain English, boilerplate, persuasion, advocacy

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Subtlety, Storytelling Keys to Writing Persuasively

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, October 8, 2007
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker and Lisa H. Healy
University of Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 86 (389,284)

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writing, legal writing, persuasion, advocacy, argument, subtletly

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Mechanics of Proper Case Citation Require More than 'Manual' Skills

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, April 7, 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker and Lisa H. Healy
University of Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 79 (408,976)

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writing, legal writing, citation, Bluebook, mechanics, long cite, short cite, Id., case citation, statutes, clarity

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Case Comment: Arizona v. Hicks, 480 U.S. 321, 1987

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES, Paul Finkleman, ed., Vol. 1, p. 78, 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Downloads 78 (412,011)

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encyclopedia, civil liberties, Arizona v. Hicks, fourth amendment, probable cause, search, seizure, plain view, cursory search

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Case Comment: Schmerber v. California, 384 U.S. 757, 1996

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Downloads 70 (437,263)

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encyclopedia, fifth amendment, self-incrimination, real evidence, testimonial communication, United States Supreme Court

9.

Good Citations Another Step Toward Good Advocacy

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, March 3, 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker and Lisa H. Healy
University of Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 68 (443,940)

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writing, legal writing, citation, persuasion, advocacy, Bluebook, clarity, communication

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From Mobsters to Memos: Editing Key to Good Writing

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, July 9, 2007
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker and Lisa H. Healy
University of Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 61 (468,924)

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writing, legal writing, editing, revising, large-scale editing, small-scale editing, advocacy, persuasion

11.

When to Quote, When to Say it in Your Own Words

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, December 3, 2007
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker and Lisa H. Healy
University of Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 58 (480,456)

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writing, legal writing, advocacy, persuasion, quotation, citation, rules, explanation, clarity, communication

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The Writer Who Hesitates Need Not Be Lost

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, June 4, 2007
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker and Lisa H. Healy
University of Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 51 (508,655)

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writing, legal writing, planning, editing, revising, writer's block, advocacy, persuasion

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Small-Scale Document Editing Can Reap Big Results

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, August 2007
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Julie A. Baker and Lisa H. Healy
University of Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 40 (559,943)

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writing, legal-writing, grammar, punctuation, commas, apostrophes, agreement, semicolons, persuasion, advocacy

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Legal Education, Assessment, Cognitive Psychology, Mindset, Grit