Elizabeth Berenguer - Publications

Elizabeth Berenguer

Associate Professor of Law

J.D., Mercer University School of Law
B.B.A., Mercer University School of Law 

Courses: Legal Research and Writing II

Understanding the Connectivity of the Legal Apparatuses Found in Debtfare, Workfare, and Prisonfare of the Disciplining Neoliberal State, co-authored with Linda Coco (in progress)

Designing Problems to Enhance Student Learning, (in progress)

Co-Authored with Lucy Jewel and Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb, Antebellum Law is the Precedent for Today’s White-on-Black Violence, Race and the Law Prof Blog (June 13, 2020) 

Co-Authored with Lucy Jewel and Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb, Gut Renovations: Using Critical and Comparative Rhetoric to Remodel How the Law Addresses Privilege and Power (forthcoming Harvard LatinX Law Review)

The Legal Scholar’s Guidebook (Wolters Kluwer February 2020)

The Color of Fear: A Cognitive-Rhetorical Analysis of How Florida’s Subjective Fear Standard in Stand Your Ground Cases Ratifies Racism, 76 U. Maryland L. Rev.726 (2017)

Techniques for Overcoming Bias, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (December 20, 2016)

A Woman Lawyer’s Hard Lesson: You Can’t Have It All, Above the Law (November 30, 2016), 

Gender Bias in the Legal Workplace: Words Matter (Perspective), Big Law Business, Bloomberg Law (November 14, 2016), 

Committee Member and Contributing Author, LWI Lives, Legal Writing Institute (2016-2017)

Contributing Editor, Appellate Advocacy Blog  (2014-2015)

Crime and Violence Section, 2015 Savannah Youth Master Plan

Castration, Chemical, Sage Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy (2015)

Castration, Surgical, Sage Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy (2015)

Civil Commitment, Sage Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy (2015)

Better Analysis, Better Decisions: Why Reading Cases Can Improve Legal Education, Advocacy, and Decisionmaking around the Globe, 21. Yuzyilda Hukuk Egitimi 209 (2014)

A Call for Change: A Contextual-Configurative Analysis of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Laws, 68 U. Miami L. Rev. 1052 (2014)

Foreword: A Place at the Table, 1 Savannah L. Rev. vii (2014)

Disaster Unaverted: Reconciling the Desire for a Safe and Secure State with the Grim Realities of Stand Your Ground, 37 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 1 (2013)

Gideon’s Legacy: Taking Pedagogical Inspiration from the Briefs that Made History, 18 Barry L. Rev. 227 (2013)

In Defense of Scholarship, 27 The Second Draft: The Official Magazine of the Legal Writing Inst., no. 1, Summer 2013, at 4 

Zimmerman’s Acquittal: A Race-Neutral Verdict for a Racially Charged Crime, Jurist Forum (July 19, 2013), 

Peer Editor, Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD (August 2012)

Peer Editor, International Environmental Law, Vol. 46, Issue 1, International Lawyer 419 (March 12, 2012)

The Invisible Man: How the Sex Offender Registry Results in Social Death, 2 J. L. Soc. Deviance 92 (2011)

From Innocent Boys to Dirty Old Men: Why the Sex Offender Registry Fails,47 No. 6 Crim. L. Bull. ART 2 (Winter 2011)

Deadly Combinations: How Self-Defense Laws Pairing Immunity with a Presumption of Fear Allow Criminals to Get Away with Murder, 34 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 105 (2010)

Contributing author to Negocio Es, Orlando, Florida, a free publication distributed in the Central Florida area whose goal is to educate the Hispanic community on a wide variety of issues. Articles were written in Spanish and covered criminal justice and family law issues relevant to Central Floridians (2005 – 2008)