Fiction 101: A Primer for Lawyers on How to Use Fiction Writing Techniques to Write Persuasive Facts Sections

25 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2006 Last revised: 11 Feb 2009

Abstract

This article discusses ways in which lawyers can tell better stories in briefs by utilizing the fiction writing concepts of character, conflict and resolution.

Keywords: narrative, storytelling, lawyering, briefs, legal writing

Suggested Citation

Foley, Brian J. and Robbins, Ruth Anne, Fiction 101: A Primer for Lawyers on How to Use Fiction Writing Techniques to Write Persuasive Facts Sections. Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, p. 459, Winter 2001, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=931451

Brian J. Foley

Rutgers Law School ( email )

Newark, NJ
United States

Ruth Anne Robbins (Contact Author)

Rutgers Law School ( email )

217 N. 5th Street
Camden, NJ NJ 08102
United States
856-225-6456 (Phone)

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