Stetson University

Legal Research and Writing Scholarship and Presentations

Stetson's faculty produces scholarship in legal writing, and takes an active role in the professional legal research and writing community.


Selected Research and Writing Faculty Publications [top]

Linda Anderson, Incorporating Adult Learning Theory into Law School Classrooms: Small Steps Leading to Large Results, 5 Appalachian L.J. 527 (2006).

Joan Catherine Bohl, Generations X and Y in Law School: Practical Strategies for Teaching the "MTV/Google" Generation, 54 Loy. L. Rev. 775 (2008).

Brooke J. Bowman (with Coleen M. Barger), ALWD Companion: A Citation Practice Book (Aspen Publishers 2010).

Brooke J. Bowman, Research Across the Curriculum: The Road Must Continue Beyond the First Year, 61 Okla. L. Rev. 503 (2009).

Kirsten K. Davis, My Legal Writing Coach ™: Memos (I-Phone, I-Pad, and Android application 2012).

Kirsten K. Davis, Work and Family Identities in Regulatory Rulemaking: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Family and Medical Leave Act Regulatory Rulemaking Process (Dissertation, Ariz. St. Univ. 2012) (available on ProQuest Dissertations and Theses).

Kirsten K. Davis, Assessing Aspiration: Florida Bar Exam to Test Professionalism Guidelines, AALS Professional Responsibility Section Newsletter (Spring 2011).

Kirsten K. Davis, Legal Forms as Rhetorical Transaction: Competency in the Context of Information and Efficiency, 79 U.M.K.C. L. Rev 1 (2011).

Kirsten K. Davis, The Rhetoric of Accommodation: Considering the Language of Work-Family Discourse, 4 U. St. Thomas L.J. 530 (2007).

Kirsten K. Davis, Building Credibility in the Margins: An Ethos-Based Perspective on Commenting on Student Papers, 12 Leg. Writing 71 (2006).

Kirsten K. Davis, Designing and Using Peer Review in a First-Year Legal Research and Writing Course, 9 Leg. Writing 667 (2003).

Kelly M. Feeley, Hear a Song--Write a Wrong, Poor Grammar in Song Lyrics: An Old and New Enemy to Clear and Succinct Legal Writing, 2008 Scrivener 4.

Royal C. Gardner, Incorporating Law into First-Year Research and Writing, 42 Environmental L. Reptr.___ (2012).

Royal C. Gardner (with Darby Dickerson), Advancing Environmental Education Through Moot Court, 1 Int'l J. Envtl. Consumerism 63 (2005).

Royal C. Gardner, Lawyers, Swamps, and Money: U.S. Wetland Law, Policy, and Politics (Island Press 2011) (includes chapter on advocacy).

Lance N. Long & William C. Christensen, Does the Readability of Your Appellate Brief Affect Your Chance of Winning an Appeal?--An Analysis of Readability in Appellate Briefs and Its Correlation with Success on Appeal, 12 J. App. Pract. & Process 145 (2011).

Lance N. Long & William C. Christensen, Clearly Using Intensifiers Is Very Bad--Or Is It? 45 Idaho L. Rev. 171 (2008).

Catherine Cameron (with Jeff Minneti), Teaching Every Student:  A Demonstration Lesson That Adapts Instruction to Students' Learning Styles, 17 Persps. 161 (Spring 2009).

Catherine Cameron (with Jeff Minneti), Using Student Learning Preferences to Compare and Contrast Objective Memo Writing with Essay Exam Writing, 22 Second Draft 10 (Spring 2008).

Ann Piccard, Teaching to Different Levels of Experience: What I Learned from Working with Experienced Writers from Different Fields, 17 Persps. 115 (2009).

Stephanie A. Vaughan, Persuasion Is an Art…But It Is Also an Invaluable Tool in Advocacy, 61 Baylor L. Rev. 101 (2009).

Selected Research and Writing Faculty Presentations, 2010-2012 [top]

Brooke J. Bowman, Polishing for Professionals Workshop, Central Florida Paralegal Association, Orlando, Florida, March 2012.

Brooke J. Bowman, Teaching Persuasive, Writing, Advocacy, and Moot Court, Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop, Miami, Florida, December 2011.

Brooke J. Bowman, Constructing A Scholarly Persona, Association of Legal Writing Directors Biennial Conference, Sacramento, California, June 2011.

Brooke J. Bowman & Stephanie A. Vaughan, Co-Presenters, Learning the Process: Developing Your Critiquing Methodology, and Using the Process: Working with Your Critiquing Methodology, Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills, Gulfport, Florida, May 2010.

Catherine J. Cameron, The Impact of the I-Pad on the Classroom: How to Enrich Student Learning by Embracing New Technology, Capital Area Legal Writing Conference, Washington, D.C., April 2012.

Catherine J. Cameron, Lance Long & Jason Palmer, Paradigm Shift: Effectively Transitioning Students between Professors during the First-Year Writing Curriculum OR Let's Talk about Switching It Up, Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, Tucson, Arizona, March 2010.

Kirsten K. Davis, Effective Feedback Mechanisms, Principles of Academic Support Pedagogy, AALS Section on Academic Support Workshop, Washington, D.C., January 2012.

Kirsten K. Davis, Lance N. Long & Jason Palmer, Subject-Focused Legal Writing Classes: What, Why, and How We Did It, Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, Arizona State University, March 2012.

Kirsten K. Davis, Roundtable, The Meaning of Being "Faculty," Association of Legal Writing Directors Biennial Conference, Sacramento, CA, June 2011.

Kirsten K. Davis, What? Take a Gamble on a Legal Research and Writing Exam? Yes, You Can Bet on It!, Rocky Mountain Regional Legal Writing Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March 2011.

Kirsten K. Davis, You Are Already Working on a Legal Writing Article: A Workshop, Association of Legal Writing Directors Biennial Conference, Sacramento, CA, June 2011 (with Karen Sneddon & Cassandra Hill).

Kirsten K. Davis, Panelist, Reflect, Reconnect, Re-Energize--Retreat! How a Program Retreat Can Move You Forward, Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Marco Island, Florida, June 2010.

Lance N. Long, How to Teach Your Students to Write Like Losers, 2012 Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Palm Springs, California, May 2012 (poster presentation).

Lance N. Long, How to Avoid Writing Like a Loser: The Theory of Argumentative Threat, 2011 Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, March, 2011.

Stephanie A. Vaughan, Moderator, The Status of Legal Writing Faculty in the Academy, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, Palm Beach, Florida, August 2010.

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