Four faculty members celebrate books

On March 27, four faculty members celebrated the publication of their books.

(L-R): Professors Catherine Cameron, Carol Henderson, Lance Long and Luz Nagle. Photo by Professor Jason Palmer.

(L-R): Professors Catherine Cameron, Carol Henderson, Lance Long and Luz Nagle. Photo by Professor Jason Palmer.

Professor Catherine Cameron and Lance Long are the authors of The Science Behind the Art of Legal Writing. Professor Luz Nagle has most recently authored “The Rule of Law in Latin America,” in Latin American Democracy: Emerging Reality or Endangered Species? and a chapter in Comparative Counter-Terrorism Law. Professor Carol Henderson recently co-authored Scientific Evidence Review: Monograph No. 9 with Cynthia Cwick and Jules Epstein.

Cameron teaches and researches in the areas of legal writing and media law. She has written several articles on media law and legal writing topics and has given presentations at national conferences.

Henderson is the founding director of the National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law and the former president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. She is co-director of the Life & Physical Sciences Division of the American Bar Association’s Science & Technology Law Section. Professor Henderson has presented hundreds of lectures and workshops worldwide on scientific evidence, courtroom testimony, and professional responsibility and has lectured in more than a dozen countries. She has authored or co-authored more than 60 publications on scientific evidence, expert testimony and ethics, including one that won a prize from the British Medical Association.

Long’s scholarship currently focuses on environmental advocacy and language patterns in appellate briefs and opinions. His most recent article, “When Justices (Subconsciously) Attack: The Theory of Argumentative Threat and the Supreme Court,” in the Oregon Law Review with William F. Christensen, analyzes differences between the language used by Supreme Court Justices in majority and dissenting opinions.

Nagle specializes in international law and international criminal law. She has authored and co-authored dozens of book chapters, monographs, book reviews and articles and has made presentations and taught around the world. Professor Nagle currently sits on the International Bar Association’s Legal Practice Division Council. She has participated in several rule of law, judicial reform, and hemispheric security projects sponsored by USAID and the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Justice, and Department of State throughout Latin America. She has served with the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Council, the ABA Task Force on the Vienna Convention on Consular Affairs, and the ABA Corruption and the Rule of Law Working Group.

Faculty members at the College of Law are given Stetson hats to celebrate publishing books as part of a Stetson University tradition.