Saturday, October 21, 2006

on critiquing

Barnettda Professor Dan Barnett is known for the excellent workshops he has organized on critiquing law students' paper, at the Legal Writing Institute's bi-ennial conferences.  He has recently completed a related article, Triage in the Trenches in the Legal Writing Course:  The Theory and Methodology of Analytical Critique, based on his workshop materials.   The article will be published by the University of Toledo Law Review in December 2006 (Volume 38).  The manuscript is currently available electronically:

hat tip:  Professor Dan Barnett


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This is an excellent article. I especially like how Dan stressed the importance of positive comments. Not only do positive comments make students feel better about what they have written, they give the students models that they can use in other places.

Posted by: Scott Fruehwald | Oct 22, 2006 12:16:25 PM

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