2014 Biennial Conference

Conference Materials

Hosted by the Legal Writing Institute in Philadelphia



Speaker: JoAnne Sweeny
Title: Using International Law to Illustrate Core Concepts in Legal Writing and Research
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Sweeny.docx

Speaker: Amy Stein
Title: George Wilson v. Tom Buchanan: Using the Great Gatsby as the basis of a teaching module about narrative theory
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Amy_Stein.pdf

Speaker: Tracy Turner
Title: Lecture Less, Do More!
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Tracy_Turner.pdf

Speaker: Nancy E. Vettorello
Title: Resurrecting (and Modernizing) the Research Treasure Hunt
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Veterello.docx

Speaker: Kathleen Elliott Vinson
Title: The Triple Crown
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Vinson.pdf

Speaker: Cassie Christopher, Nancy Soonpaa, Shery Kime-Goodwin, Brie Sher
Title: Lessons from Our Founding Fathers: The Art of Negotiating as an Inherent Principle in Successful Advocacy
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Cassie_Christopher.pdf

Speaker: Michael Murray
Title: Visual Rhetoric and Storytelling in Five Sections of a Brief
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Murray.pdf

Speaker: Allison Ortlieb
Title: Flipped Classrooms: Which Techniques Maximize Student Achievement and Student Satisfaction?
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Ortlieb.pdf

Speaker: Chris Trudeau
Title: Creating Clear, User-Friendly Documents: Tools for the Drafting Professor.
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: C_Trudeau.pdf

Speaker: Sue Provenzano, Sarah Schrup
Title: Are Law Graduates Legal Writing Mushfakers? Designing Upper-Level Courses to Promote Mastery in Analytical and Persuasive Writing
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Provenzano.pdf

Speaker: Judy Fischer, Catherine Wasson, Karin Mika
Title: Love Me Now or Thank Me Later? Issues Related to Student Evaluations as a Tool for Judging the Efficacy of Teaching
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Fischer.pdf

Speaker: Ken Swift
Title: Distance Learning Course Development: Inside and Outside of Legal Writing
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Swift.Present.submitted.2014LWI.pptx

Speaker: Lori Johnson, Elizabeth Inglehart, Karl Okamoto,Terry Jean Selig
Title: Practicing Today for Practice Tomorrow: Innovative Approaches
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Inglehart.compressed.pdf

Speaker: Shaun Spencer
Title: Using Empirical Analysis to Study Legal Writing
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Spencer-LWI_2014_Empirical_Analysis_of_Legal_Writing.pdf

Speaker: Amy Vorenberg
Title: Shame on Me
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Vorenberg.pdf

Speaker: Jane Grise
Title: Integrating Academic Success into the Legal Writing Curriculum
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Grise.pptx

Speaker: Beth Wilensky
Title: We Should Teach Research More Like We Teach Writing
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Wilensky.pptx

Speaker: Alison Kehner, Cecilia Silver, Jessica Simon, Elanor Barrett
Title: Getting the Story Straight: Teaching Students to Work with Facts as an Integral Part of Legal Practice
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Barrett.pdf

Speaker: Julie Oseid
Title: Law is Rhetoric: A Guide to Using Rhetoric to Teach and Write About the Law
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Oseid.pptx

Speaker: Karen Sneddon, Susan Chesler
Title: Once Upon a Transaction: Narrative Techniques and Drafting
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Sneddon.pdf

Speaker: MaryAnn Robinson
Title: Mission: Impossible, Mission: Accomplished, or Mission: Underway? A Survey and Analysis of of Current Trends in Professionalism Education
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Robinson.doc

Speaker: Robert Somers
Title: Teaching Through the Test: Using Review Tests to Teach Students to Avoid Mistake
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: LWIHandout.pdf

Speaker: Sarah Adams-Schoen
Title: Old Dogs and New Tricks--Can Law Schools Really Fix Their (and Their Students') Fixed Mindsets?
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: AdamsSchoen_Mindset.ppt

Speaker: Jennifer Rosa
Title: "Flipping” the Lid Off Old Ideas About Classroom Pedagogy:
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Rosa.pdf

Speaker: Sarah Ricks, Laura Rovner, & Michael Hunter Schwartz
Title: Teaching Professional Identity Across the Curriculum
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Ricks.docx

Speaker: Jennifer Romig
Title: Hearing, Listening, and Lawyering: An Exploration of Listening Skills
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: LWI_Listening_and_writing_Jennifer_Romig_-_Emory_-_July_2,_2014.pdf

Speaker: Lucy Jewel & Elizabeth Meagle
Title: Categories! A Cognitive Rhetorician’s Approach to Pathos and Logos
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: LWI_Philly_Categories.pdf

Speaker: Kimberly Boone, Cameron Fogle, Anita Kay Head, and Mary Ksobiech
Title: It’s How You Finish: Our Adventures in Drafting Comprehensive Legal Writing Exams to Evaluate the Entire First-Year Experience
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: SpringSemesterLWExamsAlabama.pdf

Speaker: Tami Lefko
Title: Hearing, Listening, and Lawyering: An Exploration of Listening Skills
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Lefko_Listening_Skills_Presentation_for_LWI_Website.docx

Speaker: Joi Pearson
Title: Toddlers, Teenagers & Table Tennis: Simple Ideas for Helping Students Improve Rule Application
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Handout.LWI_2014_(Toddlers_and_Teenagers,_RA_exercises).docx

Speaker: Bob Brain
Title: Teach Them and They Will Come: Using Skills Faculty to Boost Yield Rates of Admitted Students
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Teach_Them_and_They_Will_Come_-_Loyola_Law_School_-_Law_Start_Two_Agenda.pdf

Speaker: Bob Brain
Title: Teach Them and They Will Come: Using Skills Faculty to Boost Yield Rates of Admitted Students
Nov 30, 12:00 am
Download: Teach_Them_and_They_Will_Come_-_Hawthorne_Loyola_Recruitment_Lecture_-_6_slides_per_page.pdf

Speaker: Kim Chanbonpin, Olympia Duhart, Camille Lamar, Sara Rankin, & Na
Title: Beyond Legal Writing: The Benefits of Engaging in Other Academic Organizations and Associations
Jun 30, 8:45 am
Download: Beyond_Legal_Writing_(Handout).docx

Speaker: Michelle Cue
Title: An Outcomes-Based Approach to Assignment Design
Jun 30, 8:45 am
Download: Assignment_Design_Handout.docx

Speaker: Mary Algero and Marie Tufts
Title: Orientation/Disorientation: What Should Law Schools Provide and What Should Accepted Students Do Before Beginning Law School?
Jun 30, 8:45 am
Download: Bibliography_for_LWI_Orientation_Presentation.doc

Speaker: Mary Algero and Marie Tufts
Title: Orientation/Disorientation: What Should Law Schools Provide and What Should Accepted Students Do Before Beginning Law School? (DATA)
Jun 30, 8:45 am
Download: LWI20142dData_All_140620[1].pdf

Speaker: Brooke Bowman, Wanita Scroggs, & Whitney Curtis
Title: Fantastic Five-Minute Fundamentals: Teaching and Reinforcing Research Skills in Five Minutes
Jun 30, 9:45 am
Download: Fantastic_Five-Minute_handouts.pdf

Speaker: Brooke Bowman, Wanita Scroggs, & Whitney Curtis
Title: Fantastic Five-Minute Fundamentals: Teaching and Reinforcing Research Skills in Five Minutes (Power Point)
Jun 30, 9:45 am
Download: Fantastic_Five-Minute_Fundamentals_LWI(2).pptx

Speaker: Robert Anderson
Title: Bringing the Flipped Classroom to a Legal Writing Classroom
Jun 30, 9:45 am
Download: Flipping_a_legal_writing_classroom_(LWI).pptx

Speaker: Ann Ching and Jayne Woods
Title: Help! My Student’s Can t Rite – How to Demonstrate Efficiently the Importance of Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation, and Teach It Effectively (POWER POINT)
Jun 30, 10:00 am
Download: LWI_2014_Ching_and_Woods_(FINAL).pptx

Speaker: Eric Fleetham and Wendy Tenzer
Title: But My Undergraduate Professor Told Me I was a Great Writer! Helping Students Make the Transition to Legal Writing (BOOKLET)
Jun 30, 10:45 am
Download: Teaching_Legal_Writing_Writing_Like_a_Lawyer_Final.pdf

Speaker: Eric Fleetham & Wendy Tenzer
Title: But My Undergraduate Professor Told Me I was a Great Writer! Helping Students Make the Transition to Legal Writing (Power Point)
Jun 30, 10:45 am
Download: 01_But_My_Undergraduate_Professor_Told_Me_I_Was_a_Great_Writer!_Final.pptx

Speaker: Eric Fleetham & Wendy Tenzer
Title: But My Undergraduate Professor Told Me I was a Great Writer! Helping Students Make the Transition to Legal Writing
Jun 30, 10:45 am
Download: 02_Strategies_for_Transitioning_to_Legal_Writing_v_2.pdf

Speaker: Dionne E. Anthon & Amanda L. Smith
Title: Judge for Yourself: Designing a Judicial Writing Course
Jun 30, 11:00 am
Download: Anthon_Smith_Judicial_Writing_Course_Materials.pdf

Speaker: Kirsten Davis, Julie Oseid & Kristen Tiscione
Title: Law is Rhetoric: A Guide to Using Rhetoric to Teach and Write About the Law (BIBLIOGRAPHY)
Jun 30, 2:15 pm
Download: Davis.Oseid.Tiscione.Law_is_Rhetoric.docx

Speaker: Kamela Bridges
Title: Using a Collaborative Rewrite to Reinforce Learning
Jun 30, 2:15 pm
Download: Using_a_Collaborative_Rewrite_to_Reinforce_Learning_LWI_website.docx

Speaker: Jan Baker & Amy Milligan
Title: Speed Dating with an Elephant: A Successful In-Class Discovery Drafting Exercise
Jun 30, 2:15 pm
Download: Speed_Dating_With_an_Elephant_LWI_2014.pptx

Speaker: Kirsten Davis, Julie Oseid & Kristen Tiscione
Title: Law is Rhetoric: A Guide to Using Rhetoric to Teach and Write About the Law (POWER POINT)
Jun 30, 2:15 pm
Download: Law_is_Rhetoric.Oseid.Davis.Tiscione.pptx

Speaker: Beth Honetschlager
Title: In-class Exercise: Researching and Presenting About Free Legal Research Sources
Jun 30, 2:15 pm
Download: honetschlager_free_legal_research_exercises_lwi_2014.docx

Speaker: Mary N. Bowman
Title: Words Matter: Using Prosecutorial Misconduct Issues to Teach Precision, Professionalism, and Persuasion
Jun 30, 2:15 pm
Download: Words_Matter_PPT.pdf

Speaker: Susan Bay
Title: Learning to Read from a Writer’s Perspective
Jun 30, 3:45 pm
Download: Susan_Bay_Learning_to_Read_from_a_Writers_Perspective_Poster.compressed.pdf

Speaker: Susan Bay
Title: Learning to Read from a Writer’s Perspective: Using Text-Based Critical Reading and Workshopping Techniques
Jun 30, 3:45 pm
Download: Learning_to_Read_from_a_Writers_Perspective_poster_handout.pdf

Speaker: Bill Chin, Tonya Kowalski, & Teri McMurtry-Chubb
Title: Publishing in Law Journals, Presenting at Conferences, and Teaching Other Classes: Advancing by Maximizing the Opportunities Available in the Legal Academy
Jul 01, 8:30 am
Download: LWI2014PanelPublishPresentAndTeachHandoutFinal.docx

Speaker: Shailini George and Rosa Kim
Title: Teaching the Smartphone Generation: How Cognitive Science Can Help Maximize Learning in the Law School Classroom
Jul 01, 9:30 am
Download: LWI_2014_George-Kim.pptx

Speaker: Dana Hill and Kathleen Dillon Narko
Title: Using the Problematized Teaching Method to Engage Students in Critical Thinking in the LRW Classroom
Jul 01, 9:30 am
Download: Hill__Narko_-_Problematized_Teaching_-_2014_LWI_Conference_-_final_(2).pdf

Speaker: Katherine Silver Kelly
Title: Two Skills, One Assignment: Research Meetings that are Productive, Professional, and (Relatively) Painless
Jul 01, 10:30 am
Download: Blooms_Taxonomy_Booklet.pub

Speaker: Anne Enquist
Title: Writing Across Cultures and Languages: Teaching ESL/EFL Students
Jul 01, 10:30 am
Download: Sentence_Strategies_for_ESL_Law_Students_handout.docx

Speaker: Elizabeth De Armond and Kari Johnson
Title: He Said, She Said, We React
Jul 01, 10:30 am
Download: HeSaidSheSaidWeReact.pdf

Speaker: Kimberly Boone, Cameron Fogle, Anita Kay Head, and Mary Ksobiech
Title: It’s How You Finish: Our Adventures in Drafting Comprehensive Legal Writing Exams to Evaluate the Entire First-Year Experience
Jul 01, 10:30 am
Download: SpringSemesterLWExamsAlabama.pdf

Speaker: Tamara Herrera, Kimberly Holst, Amy Langenfeld, Chad Noreuil, an
Title: Frantic Frankie’s Faculty Talk or the Presenter’s Predicament
Jul 01, 10:30 am
Download: Bibliography_for_LWI_Orientation_Presentation.doc

Speaker: Cassandra Hill
Title: Playing to Win the Book Proposal Game: Getting Your Idea Noticed and Your Book Published
Jul 02, 9:00 am
Download: Hill.BookProposal.pdf

Speaker: Charles MacLean & David Walker
Title: Rewriting Writing Across the Curriculum
Jul 02, 9:00 am
Download: MacLean_and_Walker-Rewriting_Writing_Across_the_Curriculum-7-2-14.pdf

Speaker: Bethany K. Dumas
Title: Hillbillies, Cajuns, and Valley Girls: Teaching Students Who Are Native Speakers of Stigmatized American Dialects
Jul 02, 9:00 am
Download: BKDLWI14Doc.pdf

Speaker: Jennifer Bontrager and Chris Evers
Title: Was Lord Voldemort Misunderstood, Insane, Or Magically Profiled: Techniques For Selecting A Narrative To Aid Your Client On Appeal
Jul 02, 10:00 am
Download: Evers-Bontrager_2014_LWI_Conference_materials.pdf

Speaker: Ann Ching and Jayne Woods
Title: Help! My Student’s Can t Rite – How to Demonstrate Efficiently the Importance of Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation, and Teach It Effectively
Jul 02, 10:00 am
Download: LWI_Presentation_Exercise.pdf

Speaker: Suzanne Ehrenberg and Anne Villella
Title: The Future of the Flipped Legal Writing Classroom: Making it Work Without So Much Work
Jul 02, 11:00 am
Download: On-Line_Video_Resources_for_Flipped_Classroom_Instruction.docx

Speaker: Ellen Belfer
Title: Story Deconstructed: Using Wigmorean Analysis to Evaluate Stories in Litigation
Jul 02, 11:00 am
Download: Ellen_Belfer_Wigmore_Presentation.pdf

Speaker: Connie Krontz
Title: Blueprint for The Bluebook: Building a Citation Foundation
Jul 02, 1:15 pm
Download: Blueprint_for_the_bluebook.pdf

Speaker: Jane Grise
Title: Integrating Academic Success into the Legal Writing Curriculum
Jul 02, 1:15 pm
Download: PRESENTATIIONLWI2014Conference_Materials.pptx

Speaker: Heather Baxter and Marilyn Uzdavines
Title: Moving Beyond Apples to Apples: Why using a statute-based problem for the first assignment in the first semester improves the overall analysis in 1L CREACs
Jul 02, 2:15 pm
Download: Moving_Beyond_Apples_to_Apples.pdf

Speaker: Jill Barton & Rachel Smith
Title: Thinking Deeper: Introducing “Anchors” to Help Students Read Authorities More Carefully
Jul 02, 2:45 pm
Download: Barton-Smith_Presentation_Handout.pdf

Speaker: Iva J. Ferrell and Susan A. King
Title: Calibrated Peer Review: Report from a Two-Year Study
Jul 02, 2:45 pm
Download: CPR_Handout_LWI_-_2_year_study_Handout_for_Website.pdf

Speaker: Bruce Ching
Title: Self-Learning Nonverbal Persuasion: Body Language, Video Clips, and Simultaneous Modeling
Jul 02, 3:45 pm
Download: Self-Learning_Nonverbal_Persuasion.docx