Michael R. Smith

University of Wyoming College of Law

Professor of Law & Director of the Center for the Study of Written Advocacy

Dept 3035

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

United States

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Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Levels of Metaphor in Persuasive Legal Writing

Mercer Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Mar 2008
Michael R. Smith
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 468 (39,621)

Abstract:

metaphor, legal writing, rhetoric, legal advocacy, persuasion, persuasive legal writing

2.

Rhetoric Theory and Legal Writing: An Annotated Bibliography

Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Michael R. Smith
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 273 (83,312)

Abstract:

rhetoric, rhetoric theory, classical rhetoric, contemporary rhetoric, bibliography, legal writing, professional legal writing, discipline

3.

Alternative Substantive Approaches to Advanced Legal Writing Courses

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 54, p. 119, 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 May 2008
Michael R. Smith
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 175 (130,351)

Abstract:

legal writing, advanced legal writing, advanced legal writing courses, curriculum, law school curriculum, legal drafting, transactional drafting, litigation drafting, legislative drafting, judicial opinion writing, scholarly legal writing, critical analysis writing, seminar papers, advanced appella

4.

The Next Frontier: Exploring the Substance of Legal Writing

Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 2, 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Michael R. Smith
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 93 (213,206)

Abstract:

legal writing, scholarship, discipline, legal writing scholarship, professional legal writing

5.

The Sociological and Cognitive Dimensions of Policy-Based Persuasion

Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Apr 2014
Michael R. Smith
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 73 (240,684)

Abstract:

policy, policy argument, policy-based persuasion, persuasion, persuasive writing, advocacy, legal advocacy, cognitive science, cognition, sociology, cognitive bias, persuasive strategies, rhetoric

6.

Linguistic Hooks: Overcoming Adverse Cognitive Stock Structures in Statutory Interpretation

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 8, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Sep 2011
Michael R. Smith
University of Wyoming College of Law
Downloads 36 (345,405)

Abstract:

statute, statutory interpretation, statutory construction, legislation, legislative intent, statutory advocacy, advocacy, advocacy strategies, stock structure, idealize cognitive model, cognitive prototype, appellate briefs, legal writing, persuasive legal writing