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Publications

Publications

Books:

Legal Reasoning and Legal Writing, 6th ed. 2009 (Aspen) (1st ed. 1990).

Essential Lawyering Skills: Interviewing, Counseling, Negotiation, and Persuasive Fact Analysis, with teacher's manual (co-author: Stefan Krieger). 4th ed. 2011 (Aspen) (1st ed. 1999).

Legal Writing (co-author: Sheila Simon), 2d ed. 2011 (Aspen) (1st ed. 2008).

Examples & Explanations: Legal Writing (co-authors: Terrill Pollman, Judith Stinson, Elizabeth Stinson), 1st ed. 2011 (Aspen).

ABA Sourcebook on Legal Writing Programs (co-authors: Ralph Brill, Susan Brody, Christina Kunz, Marilyn Walter), 1st ed. 1998.

Law Review Articles:

The Revival of Impeachment as a Partisan Political Weapon, 34 Hastings Const. L.Q. 161 (2007) (lead article; 165 pages).

Women in Legal Education: A Statistical Update, 73 U.M.K.C. L. Rev. 419 (2004).

Empirical Inquiry after The Lawyering Process, 10 Clinical L. Rev. 349 (2003) (co-author Stefan Krieger).

Conflicts of Interest in Bush v. Gore: Did Some Justices Vote Illegally?, 16 Geo. J. Leg. Ethics 375 (2003) (lead article).

Women in Legal Education: What the Statistics Show, 50 J. Leg. Educ. 313 (2000), and Comments in Reply, 51 J. Leg. Educ. 151 (2001) (lead article).

Donald Schon, the Reflective Practitioner, and the Comparative Failures of Legal Education, 6 Clinical L. Rev. 401 (2000).

After an Insurrection, 3 Yale J. Law & Humanities 157 (1991) (lead article).

On Strategy, 59 Fordham L. Rev. 299 (1990) (lead article).

A Preliminary Inquiry into the Art of Critique, 40 Hastings L.J. 725 (1989) (lead article).

Professional Activities

Aspen Publishers

Editorial Advisor (since 2001)

American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar:

Security of Position Committee, 2007-2008

Standards Review Committee, 2003-2006 (vice-chair 2005-2006)

Communications Skills Committee, 1993-2002 (chair 2000-2002; vice-chair, 1998-2000)

Legal Writing Committee, 1990-1993

Site Evaluation Teams (twelve since 1994).

Other:

Ad Hoc Working Group on Outcome Measures, 2009

Law School Admission Council: Scored Writing Project Advisory Committee, 2001-2002.

Association of Legal Writing Directors: Board of Directors, 1996-2002, and Executive Committee, 1997-98 and 1999-2002.

National Institute of Trial Advocacy: Faculty and Team Leader, Deposition Program, Northeast Regional, 1992‐1999; Faculty,

Trial Advocacy Program, Northeast Regional 1981‐1987

Legal Writing Institute: Board of Directors, 1990-1994.

Clinical Legal Education Association: chair, By-Laws Committee, 1992-1993.

Association of American Law Schools: Chair, Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning & Re¬search, 1992.

Consultant on legal writing programs: City University of Hong Kong, Law Faculty, 2002; American University, Washington College of Law, 1999; Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, 1998; University of Colorado School of Law, 1998.

Palacky University Faculty of Law (Czech Republic): Scholar-in-Residence, 1992; Project Director, National Endowment for Democracy Grant to Hofstra University. and Palacky University, 1992-1993. (This grant funded the first non-Communist law school teaching materials published in the Czech Republic in over 45 years.) Project Director, USIA University Affiliations Grant to Hofstra and Palacky, 1991-1995.

Awards

Burton Foundation Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education (2009); AALS Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research Section Award (2009); Association of Legal Writing Directors, Thomas F. Blackwell Memorial Award (2003).

Speeches and Presentations

Annual Meeting, Association of Legal Writing Directors, July 2011, plenary panel speaker: Draft ABA Standards 302 through 305 (Outcomes Assessment) — with Some Asides on Standard 405 and Political Rhetoric.

AALS Clinic Directors Workshop, June 2011, plenary panel speaker: Some Policy Issues Regarding ABA Standard 405.

Institute for Law Teaching & Learning Conference on Teaching Law Practice Across the Curriculum, June 2011, panel speaker: Law Teaching in Three Dimensions: Integrating Doctrine, Procedure, and Skills through the Lens of Rule-Drafting.

Future Ed Conference: Business Models for U.S. and Global Legal Education, New York Law School, panel speaker: Leveraging the Tenure Faculty Role.

Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, March 2011, panel speaker: Emerging Theories of Interstitial Hermeneutics and Normative Globalization: The Phenomenological Heuristics of Neocontemporary Rhetoric.

Capital Area Legal Writing Conference, February 2011, panel speaker: Font Wars.

Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, January 2011, panel speaker: Academic Freedom and Security of Position.

Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, June 2010, panel moderator and speaker: Rethinking the Traditional Legal Memo as a Teaching Tool; plenary panel speaker: ABA Accreditation Standards Review.

Institute for Law Teaching & Learning Conference on Teaching Law Practice Across the Curriculum, June 2010, panel speaker: Teaching the Mystique of Rule‐Drafting and the Underlying Structure of Legal Analysis.

Emory Law School Conference on Transactional Education, June 2010, panel speaker: What We Don’t Know About Deal Negotiation by Lawyers.

Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, March 2010, panel speaker: Law, Teaching, and Whatever’s in Your iPod: Listener Expectations and Reader Expectations.

Global Legal Skills V Conference, Monterrey, Mexico, Feb. 2010, panel speaker: Comparative Legislation and Statutory Drafting Skills: Sweden.

Central States Region Legal Writing Conference, Oct. 2009, speaker: The Six Things You Can Do in a Contract.

Annual Meeting, Association of Legal Writing Directors, July 2009, plenary panel speaker: ABA Updates.

Annual Meeting, Association of Legal Writing Directors, July 2009, panel speaker and moderator: How Can Directors Protect Academic Freedom?

Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, March 2009, panel speaker: Statute and Contract Drafting in the U.S. and Overseas.

Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, July 2008. Speaker on two panels: Developing a Methodology for Comparing Discourse Communities and Legal Writing Faculty and Academic Freedom.

Emory Law School Conference on Teaching Drafting and Transactional Skills, May 2008. Panel speaker: What Happens When Drafting Teachers Take Over the Contracts Course.

Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, March 2008. Plenary panel speaker: Legal Writing Teachers and Academic Freedom.

Law School Admission Council Academic Assistance Training Workshop, June 2007. Panel speaker: The Student as a Unique Person.

Annual Meeting, Association of Legal Writing Directors, June 2007. Panel speaker: ABA Accreditation Standards and Legal Writing.

Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, March 2007, Panel speaker, Navigating Law School Politics.

ABA Accreditation Policy Task Force hearing, Feb. 2007. Testimony: Architecture and Medical School Accreditation Compared to Law School Accreditation.

Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, June 2006. Panel speaker, “Giving Back” during the Peak Years.

Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, March 2006. Keynote speaker: Attention Deficit Disorder, Dyslexia, and Legal Writing.

National Conference on Teaching Contract Drafting, July 2005. Keynote speaker: Why Teach Contract Drafting in Law School? Panel speaker: Teaching Techniques; panel moderator: Teaching Contract Drafting to Upper-Level Students. Panel moderator: Teaching Contract Drafting to First-Year Students.

Law School Admission Council Academic Assistance Training Workshop, June 2005. Panel speaker: Students with ADD/ADHD, Learning Disabilities, or Both.

Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, January 2004. Panel speaker: Occupational Segregation by Sex in the Legal Academy.

Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, January 2003. Panel speaker: Reflective Practice and Other Strategies for Developing True Expertise in ADR. Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, June 2002, Panel speaker: Gender Discrimination in Legal Writing: The Empirical Evidence.

CUNY School of Law Faculty Development Program on Teaching and Scholarship, June 2002. Speaker: Writing Across the Law School Curriculum

City University of Hong Kong, Law Faculty, May 2002, presentation: Creating a Post‐Graduate Legal Writing Program Training Students for Practice in Hong Kong.

American University, Washington College of Law, Faculty Speakers' Series, March 2002. Speaker: Unexamined Assumptions about Law School Exams.

Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, March 2002. Plenary speaker: Law School Exams and Legal Writing: A Problematic Relationship.

Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, January 2002. Panel speaker and moderator: Just What Do the Doctors Prescribe . . . and the Architects Do? (comparing medical and architectural education with legal education).

Annual Meeting, American Bar Association, August 2001. Panel speaker and moderator: How Can Law Schools Better Teach the Skills Needed by Transactional Lawyers and Business Litigators?

Annual Meeting, Association of Legal Writing Directors, July 2001. Plenary panel speaker: Models from Other Disciplines: What Can We Learn from Them? (panel on medical and architectural education, published in Erasing Lines: Integrating the Law School Curriculum (2001).

Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, July 2000. Panel speaker: The Future of Legal Citation: The ALWD Citation Manual.

Annual Meeting, Association of Legal Writing Directors, July 1999. Two panels: risk taking in program design (presenter and moderator) and the ALWD Citation Manual (presenter, plenary)
Annual Meeting, Association of Legal Writing Directors, June 1998. Panel speaker and moderator: Preparing for an ABA Site Inspection.

Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, June 1998. Speaker on three panels: Scholarship and Publishing; Advice to New Legal Writing Teachers; and Collaboration among Legal Writing Professionals and Organizations.

Annual Meeting, Association of Legal Writing Directors, July 1997. Plenary panel speaker: economics of legal education, ABA accreditation, and related topics.

Atlantic Region Legal Research and Writing Conference, May 1997. Panel speaker: Scholarship and Publishing.

Annual Meeting, Association of Legal Writing Directors, July 1996. Panel speaker and moderator: Recodification of ABA Accreditation Standards.

Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, July 1996. Speaker on two panels: Professional Challenges to New Legal Writing Teachers and Recodification of ABA Accreditation Standards.

Legal Research and Writing Directors’ Conference, July 1995. Panel speaker: Accreditation Standards and Site Evaluations.

Society of American Law Teachers, West Coast Teaching Conference, Oct. 1993. Co-coordinator and co-moderator, Workshop on Legal Writing & Research.

Society of American Law Teachers, East Coast Teaching Conference, May 1993. Co-coordinator and co-moderator, Workshop on Legal Writing & Research.

Conference of the Legal Writing Insti¬tute, August 1992. Two panels: The Plain English Movement (moderator) and Becoming a Legal Writing Teacher (speaker).

Workshop on Clinical Legal Educa¬tion, Association of American Law Schools, May 1991. Panel speaker: The Reflective Practitioner.

Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, January 1991, Mini-Workshop on Legal Writing through¬out the Curriculum. Panel speaker on Teaching Writing after the First Year.

Annual Meeting, American Bar Association, August 1990. Panel speaker: Tech¬niques to Revise Lawyers’ Writing.

Conference of the Legal Writing Insti¬tute, August 1990. Panel speaker: Teaching Analysis through Writing.

Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, January 1990, Section on Legal Writing, Rea¬soning & Research. Panel speaker: The Creative Process.

UCLA-Warwick Interna¬tional Clinical Scholar¬ship Conference, September 1989. Presented paper: Teaching the Process of Developing Strategy.

Columbia Law School Clinical Theory Work¬shop, 1988. Paper pre¬sentation: The Art of Critique.

Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, 1988. Panel speaker: Training Legal Writing Instructors.

Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, 1980, Section on Clinical Education. Panel speaker: Clinical Teaching in the First Year of Law School.