Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Journal of the Legal Writing Institute - Volume 14 out now.

Volume 14 of the Journal of the Legal Writing Institute has been mailed and should be arriving in subscriber's mailboxes shortly if it hasn't already.  It contains articles based on last summer's Applied Storytelling Conference in London, England including an introductory essay by Professor Ruth Anne Robbins as well as the following articles:

Applied Legal Storytelling, Politics, and Factual Realism by Brian J. Foley

Storytelling, Narrative Rationality, and Legal Persuasion by J. Christopher Rideout

Lawyering as Artist: Using Significant Moments and Obtuse Objects to Enhance Advocacy by James Parry Eyster

The Plot Thickens: The Appellate Brief as Story by Kenneth D. Chestek

The Case for “Thinking Like a Filmmaker”: Using Lars von Trier’s Dogville as a Model for Writing Statements of Facts by Elyse Pepper

Justice Formation from Generation to Generation: Atticus Finch and the Stories Lawyers Tell Their Children by Mary Ellen Maatman

Putting the “I” in Wr*t*ng: Drafting an A/Effective Personal Statement to Tell a Winning Refuge Story by Stacy Caplow

Better Revision: Encouraging Student Writers to See through the Eyes of the Reader by Patricia Grande Montana

The full volume is also available online at www.journallegalwritinginstitute.org.  The Journal is available free of charge to any member of the Legal Writing Institute.  If you are not already a member, you can find information about joining by clicking here:  http://www.lwionline.org/join.html.

Volume 15, containing the proceedings of this summer's LWI conference at U. of Indiana, will be published in spring, 2009.Istanbul2_2Jimnigel

I am the scholarship dude - spreading the gospel of legal writing one country at a time.




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