Kirsten K. Davis

Stetson University College of Law

Professor of Law

1401 61st Street South

Gulfport, FL 33707

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

'The Reports of My Death are Greatly Exaggerated': Reading and Writing Objective Legal Memoranda in a Mobile Computing Age

92 Oregon Law Review 471 (2014), Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-12
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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Legal Writing, Legal Memorandum, Mobile Computing, Legal Rhetoric, Legal Ethics

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Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods and Rhetorical Theory in the 'Third Generation'

Proceedings of the Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Portland Oregon, "Scholarship: Who Are We Now? Legal Writing Scholarship in Today's Academy.", July 2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Aug 2016
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
Downloads 290 (103,264)

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Legal Writing, Rhetoric, Resesarch Methods, Legal Communication

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Persuasion Through Organization: Roadmap Paragraphs-Plotting Success from the Opening Line

Arizona Attorney, pp. 26-29, 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
Downloads 231 (130,714)

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persuasive writing, legal writing, roadmap paragraphs

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Designing and Using Peer Review in a First-Year Legal Research and Writing Course

Journal of the Legal Writing Institue, Vol. 9, 2003
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
Downloads 178 (166,750)
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legal writing, peer review, legal skills

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Building Credibility in the Margins: An Ethos-Based Perspective for Commenting on Student Papers

Legal Writing, Vol. 12, p. 73, 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
Downloads 125 (223,291)

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legal writing, commenting, comments, grading

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Persuasion Through Organization: Another in a Series - Thesis Sentences

Arizona Attorney, pp. 50-51, 2005
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
Downloads 115 (237,605)

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thesis sentence, writing, legal writing

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Persuasion Through Organization: The Final Installment - Transitions

Arizona Attorney, pp. 31-33, 2005
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
Downloads 111 (243,600)

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persuasive writing, legal writing, transitions

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Legal Forms As Rhetorical Transaction: Competency in the Context of Information and Efficiency

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 3, Spring 2011 , Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2011-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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Legal Writing. Professional Responsibility, Ethics

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Don't Overlook the Legal Style Manual

Arizona Attorney, Vol. 41, p. 12, September 2004
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 May 2010
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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Legal style manuals, Plain English for Lawyers, legal writing

10.

Law and Rhetoric Bibliography: Selected Readings and Resources

Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2015-4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
Kirsten K. Davis, Julie A. Oseid and Kristen Konrad Tiscione
Stetson University College of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota) and Georgetown University Law Center
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rhetoric, law and rhetoric, classical rhetoric, contemporary rhetoric, rhetorical criticism

11.

The Rhetoric of Accommodation: Considering the Language of Work-Family Discourse

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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rhetoric, accommodation, work-family, work-life, work, family, balance

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Recent Judicial Criticism Cases: Audience, Style and Tone Matter

AALS Professional Responsibility Section Newsletter, Fall 2016, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2016-7
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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Rhetoric, Judicial Criticism, Ethics, Professional Responsibility

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The First-Year Legal Writing Course: Praxis is Pivotal

The Second Draft, Volume 28, No.1, pp. 5-7, Spring 2015 , Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2016-6
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Jun 2016
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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Praxis, Legal Writing

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Inspecting -- Not Just Expecting -- Professionalism: Florida Supreme Court Adopts Code for Resolving Professionalism Complaints

AALS Professional Responsibility Section Newsletter 25, Fall 2013., Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2014-1
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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Professionalism, Florida Bar, Complaints

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Three Key Plays for the Writing 'Coach'

Arizona Attorney, Vol. 40, p. 12, March 2004, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 29 May 2010
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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legal writing, legal writing feedback, legal writing coach

16.

Extending the Vision: An Empowerment Identity Approach to Work-Family Regulation as Applied to School Involvement Leave Statutes

William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 16, 2010, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2010-03
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 11 May 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2010
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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school leave legislation, 'empowerment identity' approach, school involvement leave legislation, work-family legislation, school involvement leave legislation

17.

The ALWD Citation Manual: A Practice Driven Approach

Arizona Attorney, Vol. 40, p. 24, June 2004, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 May 2010
Kirsten K. Davis and Tamara Herrera
Stetson University College of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 40 (419,105)

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ALWD, Legal Citation, Bluebook, Teaching Citation, Citation Tool, Legal Writing

18.

Rhetorical Criticism as Essential Legal Skill: Some Thoughts on Developing Lawyers as 'Public Citizens'

16(1) Communication Law Review 43 (2016)., Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2016-5
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2019
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
Downloads 30 (461,510)

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Professional Responsibility, Ethics, Citizen, Rhetoric

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Persuasion Through Organizations Another in a Series - Thesis Sentences

Arizona Attorney, pp. 50-51, 2005
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 14 May 2013
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
Downloads 16 (538,253)

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thesis sentence, persuasion, legal writing

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Reading Legal Writing Together: Reading Groups Can Build the Disciplinary Community of Legal Writing Scholars

The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, vol. 23 (2019), Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2019-5
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Jul 2019
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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reading group, scholarly writing, legal, writing, research, scholarship

21.

Avoid 'Acrimony': Get Rid of Blaming Language and Get Results

The Professional, vol. XIV, no. 2, Fall 2017, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2019-4
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Jul 2019
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
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communication, professional, legal, language