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What “Counts” as Knowledge

What “Counts” as Knowledge

:: How do we teach our law students to prioritize alternative sources of knowledge? To prioritize "vernacular thought, theory, community, maps, places, intuitions"? This seems to me to be a critical lawyering skill, at the intersection of client counseling,...

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Introducing: Core Grammar for College

Introducing: Core Grammar for College

After years of hard work, my co-author Ruth Ann McKinney and I, together with our production team at FireStream Media and our publisher Carolina Academic Press, have released Core Grammar for College. Core Grammar for College is the second in the Core Grammar Series,...

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Stetson Law and Rhetoric Colloquium 2013

Stetson Law and Rhetoric Colloquium 2013

This past week, I was lucky enough to participate in the Law and Rhetoric Colloquium at Stetson University College of Law, put together by the inimitable Professor Kirsten K. Davis. Below is the announcement of the Colloquium, which includes a picture of the...

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On Page Limits and Concision

On Page Limits and Concision

:: At the beginning of every school year, my legal writing students face a double, daunting challenge: to learn to write about a topic they are unfamiliar with (the law) in a dialect that they are unfamiliar with (legal discourse).

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