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Maharg: Convergence and fragmentation: Research, informatics and legal education

Paul Maharg of Australian National University has posted slides of a presentation entitled Convergence and fragmentation: Research, informatics and legal education, being given this week at Melbourne Law School. According to Maharg’s new post about the presentation, “The paper is … Continue reading

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Gluck & Schultz Bressman: Statutory Interpretation from the Inside: An Empirical Study of Congressional Drafting

Professor Abbe R. Gluck of Yale Law School and Associate Dean Lisa Schultz Bressman of Vanderbilt Law School have posted Statutory Interpretation from the Inside — An Empirical Study of Congressional Drafting, Delegation and the Canons: Part I, forthcoming in … Continue reading

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Jondet on Using Zotero for Legal Research and Writing

Dr. Nicolas Jondet of University of Strathclyde School of Law has posted slides of his presentation entitled Entrepôts institutionnels et respect des références internationales de citation numérique, given last week at Journées européennes d’informatique 2012 = European Legal e-Access Conference. … Continue reading

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Judge Sciarrino Makes Us LOL

Here is the parodic, hashtag-laden opening paragraph of Judge Matthew Sciarrino’s decision this week in People v. Malcolm Harris, 2011NY080152, NYLJ 1202549877835 at *1 (Crim., NY, Decided April 20, 2012), that has everyone LOLing: The New York County District Attorney’s … Continue reading

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Rideout on Voice, Self, & Persona in Legal Writing

Professor J. Christopher Rideout of the Seattle University School of Law, has published Voice, Self, and Persona in Legal Writing, 15 Legal Writing: Journal of the Legal Writing Institute 67-107 (2009) (Issue No. 1). Here is a summary: In my … Continue reading

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Berger on Studying and Teaching “Law as Rhetoric”

Professor Linda L. Berger of the Mercer University School of Law, has published Studying and Teaching “Law as Rhetoric”, 16 Legal Writing: Journal of the Legal Writing Institute 3-64 (2010) (Issue No. 1). Here is a summary: Because of rhetoric’s … Continue reading

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Flammer on Persuading Judges: An Empirical Analysis of Writing Style, Persuasion & the Use of Plain English

Sean Flammer, Esq., of Scott, Douglass & McConnico L.L.P has published Persuading Judges: An Empirical Analysis of Writing Style, Persuasion, and the Use of Plain English, 16 Legal Writing: Journal of the Legal Writing Institute 183-221 (2010) (Issue No. 1). … Continue reading

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