Ann Sinsheimer

University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

Professor of Legal Writing

3900 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

http://www.law.pitt.edu/people/ann-sinsheimer

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Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals

Legal Writing Journal, Vol. 21, Forthcoming, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-11
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 17 Mar 2016
Ann Sinsheimer and David J. Herring
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and Independent
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Legal Education, Legal Pedagogy, Law School, Legal Practice, Reading, Writing, Ethnography

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English for Lawyers: A Preparatory Course for International Lawyers

Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, Vol. 7, p. 137, 2001, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 May 2009
Teresa Brostoff, Ann Sinsheimer and Megan E. Ford
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Georgia
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English for Lawyers, LL.M., preparatory course, international law students, introduction to law, introduction to law school, legal education, legal

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Understanding and Using Legal Rules

Legal Writing: A Contemporary Approach (Ann Sinsheimer, Teresa Kissane Brostoff, and Nancy M. Burkoff, eds., West Academic Publishing, 2014), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-01
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Ann Sinsheimer, Teresa Brostoff and Nancy M. Burkoff
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law (Emeritus)
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legal writing, legal rules, brief writing, court rules, courts, legal analysis, rule synthesis, precedent, hierarchy of legal authority

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Mindful Lawyering

Chapter 15 in Legal Writing: A Contemporary Approach (Ann Sinsheimer, Teresa Kissane Brostoff, and Nancy M. Burkoff, eds., West Academic Publishing, 2014)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Teresa Brostoff, Ann Sinsheimer and Nancy M. Burkoff
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law (Emeritus)
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mindfulness practice, stress reduction, wellbeing, law school, student success, legal profession, lawyers, meditation, self-awareness, self-management

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Synthesizing Cases

Introduction and Chapter 6 in United States Legal Language and Culture: An Introduction to the U.S. Common Law System, 3rd ed. (Teresa Kissane Brostoff and Ann Sinsheimer, Oxford University Press, 2013), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Teresa Brostoff and Ann Sinsheimer
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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United States Legal Language and Culture, legal culture, synthesizing cases, brief writing, legal writing, legal analysis, legal research, law school, LL.M. students, international law students, common law reasoning, Legal English, English for specific purposes

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The Ten Commandments as Secular Historic Artifact or Sacred Religious Text: Using Modrovich V. Allegheny County to Illustrate How Words Create Reality

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender & Class, Vol. 5, p. 325, 2005, University of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jun 2009
Ann Sinsheimer
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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legal writing, instruction, legal argument, words, meaning, rhetoric, ideology, ideographic analysis, Michael Calvin McGee, language, understanding, jurisprudence

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Listening to Our Students: Fostering Resilience and Engagement to Promote Culture Change in Legal Education

Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, Vol. 26, p. 81, 2022, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-11
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Apr 2022
Ann Sinsheimer and Omid Fotuhi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Pittsburgh – Learning Research and Development Center
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legal education, law school, One Ls, legal writing, adaptive mindset, growth mindset, resilience, psychology, wellbeing, student success, legal profession, lawyers, self-awareness, self-management

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Exploring Diversity with a 'Culture Box' in First-Year Legal Writing

32 The Second Draft 23 (2019), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Dec 2021
Ann Sinsheimer
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Diversity, Culture Box, Legal Education, Law School, One Ls, Legal Writing, Reflection

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Individualized Instruction

TEACHING THE LAW SCHOOL CURRICULUM, Steven Friedland, Gerald F. Hess, eds., Carolina Press, 2004, University of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Posted: 28 Sep 2009
Ann Sinsheimer
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

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legal writing, legal analysis, legal education, individualized instruction, legal instruction, methodology, individual conferences, student conferences, student-teacher conferences, legal analysis and writing, law school, teaching, law students

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A Preliminary Analysis of Law Review Notes

English for Specific Purposes, Vol. 19, pp. 197-220, 2000, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2009
Ann Sinsheimer, Christine Feak and Susan M. Reinhart
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - English Language Institute and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - English Language Institute

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English for specific purposes, ESP, legal English, academia, law, academic legal English, legal context, legal research papers, student-written, academic legal research writing, law students

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'English Only' and Our Struggle to Understand the Concept of Language

Language & Communication, Vol. 25, p. 61, 2005, University of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Posted: 02 Jun 2009
Ann Sinsheimer
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

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