Legal Research and Writing Scholarship and Presentations


Selected 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).

Brooke J. Bowman, ALWD Companion: A Citation Practice Book (Aspen Publishers 2014).

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

Kirsten K. Davis, The First-Year Legal Writing Course:  Praxis is Pivotal, ___ Second Draft ___ (forthcoming 2014).

Kirsten K. Davis, "Reports of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated":  Reading and Writing Objective Memoranda in a Mobile Computing Age, 92 Oregon L. Rev. 271 (2014).

Kirsten K. Davis, Inspecting, Not Just Expecting:   Florida Supreme Court Adopts Code for Resolving Professionalism Complaints, AALS Professional Responsibility Section Newsletter (Fall 2013).

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, Commenting and Conversation, 22 Second Draft (14 (Fall 2007).

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, Take the Lime and the Apple and Mix'em all Up, 20 Second Draft 13 (August 2005).

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, Contemplating Koontz: Ten Takeaways, 36 Nat’l Wetlands Newsl. 9 (Mar.-Apr. 2014).

Royal C. Gardner, The Legal Status of Environmental Credit Stacking, 40 Ecology L.Q. 713 (2013) (co-authored).

Royal C. Gardner, Mitigation Banking and Takings, 30 Envtl. Forum 30 (July/Aug. 2013) (selected as best work of the year).

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

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

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

Lance Long, When Justices Subconsciously Attack: The Theory of Argumentative Threat and the Supreme Court, 91 Ore. Law. Rev. 933 (2013) (with William F. Christensen).

Lance N. Long, 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) (with William F. Christensen).

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

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

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

Jason S. Palmer, The Millennials Are Coming! Improving Self-Efficacy in Law Students Through Universal Design in Learning, 63 Cleveland St. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2015).

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 Faculty Presentations, 2012-2014 [top]

Brooke J. Bowman, Fantastic Five-Minute Fundamentals:  Teaching and Reinforcing Research Skills in Five Minutes, Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 2014 (co-presented).

Brooke J. Bowman, Writing a Seminar Paper in Bite-Size Pieces, Southeast Regional Legal Writing conference, Gulfport, FL, April 2014. 

Brooke J. Bowman, Polishing for Professionals Workshop:  Putting the Finishing Touches on Your Writing, Institute for The Advancement of Legal Communication Workshop, Gulfport, FL, April 2014.

Brooke J. Bowman, Polishing for Professionals, Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshops, Fort Lauderdale, FL & Villanova, PA, December 2012.

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

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.

Kirsten K. Davis, Law is Rhetoric:  A Guide to Using Rhetoric to Teach and Write About the Law, Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 2014 (co-presented).

Kirsten K. Davis, The Lawyer, Speaking (In Public):  Rhetorical Constructions of Lawyer Identity in First Amendment Cases, Democracy in America: Participation and Social Justice Conference, Deland, FL, and Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities Conference, Charlottesville, VA, March 2014.

Kirsten K. Davis, Designing the Trial and Appellate Brief Problem, Stetson Virtual Legal Writing Conference Webinar, November 2013.

Kirsten K. Davis, Legal Writing Pedagogy, AALS Workshop for Beginning Legal Writing Teachers, Washington, D.C., June 2013.

Kirsten K. Davis, Everything Old Is New Again, Maybe: How Should Programs Teach the Interoffice Predictive Memo?  Association of Legal Writing Directors Biennial Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 2013 (co-presented).

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, Southeast Regional Legal Writing Conference, Savannah Law School, April 2013; Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, Arizona State University, March 2012.

Lance Long and Royal Gardner, Incorporating Environmental Law Into First-Year Research and Writing, 2013 American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, New York, NY, January 2014 (poster presentation).

Lance N. Long, Subject-Matter Specialties in Legal Writing: A Three-Dimensional Approach to Legal Writing Pedagogy, Legal Writing Institute National Conference, June 2014.
Lance N. Long, Choose Your Words Carefully: What We Know About the Language of Persuasion, Southeastern Regional Legal Writing Conference, Saturday, April 2014.
Lance N. Long, Environmental Course Initiatives: Protocols for Student Innovation in University Course Offerings (co-presented with Stetson and Boston College law students), Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, March 2014.
Lance N. Long, LRW Takes the Lead: Coordinating with Doctrinal Classes, Legal Writing Institute Workshop, December 6, 2013.
Lance N. Long, Will Careless Legal Writing Students Become Bad Lawyers? A Statistical Inquiry, American Association of Law Librarians, Western Pacific Convention, October 4, 2013.
Lance N. Long, Legal Writing Visitorships: A New Frontier, Western Regional Legal Writing Conference, August 10, 2013.
Lance N. Long, How You Can Tell You Are Losing Your Appeal: Legal Writing and the
Theory of Argumentative Threat
, Texas Wesleyan School of Law Faculty Speaker Series, October 17, 2012.
Lance N. Long, Do Careless Legal Writing Students Become Bad Lawyers?, Legal Writing Institute Workshop, November 17, 2012.
Lance N. Long, Are Bad Writers Bad Lawyers?, Western Regional Legal Writing Conference, August 11, 2012.

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

Jason S. Palmer, Cross-Cultural Lawyering: Recognizing Diversity in Our Attorney Client Communications, Southeast Regional Legal Writing Conference, Gulfport, Florida, April 2014 (panelist).
Jason S. Palmer, Panelist, Nurturing Excellence in Our Most Gifted Students: Helping Students Thrive in College: Improving Self-Efficacy in Gifted Millennial Students in Higher Education, 34th Annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education, Orlando, Florida, February 2013.

Stephanie Vaughan, Advocacy Teacher Training, Buffalo Law School, August 2014. 

Stephanie Vaughan, Advocacy Teacher Training, University College Dublin, Ireland, July 2014.