Tuesday, August 12, 2008
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
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.
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