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Fall 2012—Volume 9

Preface

ARTICLES & ESSAYS

The Count’s Dilemma: Or, Harmony and Dissonance in Legal Language
Ian Gallacher

The Seventeenth Century Meets the Internet: Using a Historian’s Approach to Evaluating Documents as a Guide to Twenty-First Century Online Legal Research
Betsy Lenhart

The Power of Clarity: Ulysses S. Grant as a Model of Writing “So That There Could Be No Mistaking It”
Julie A. Oseid

A Shift to Narrativity 
Derek H. Kiernan-Johnson

Competing Stories: A Case Study of the Role of Narrative Reasoning in Judicial Decisions
Kenneth D. Chestek

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: How Wordle™ Can Help Legal Writers
Allison D. Martin

Narrative Reasoning and Analogy: The Untold Story
Christy H. DeSanctis

Using a Narrative Lens to Understand Empathy and How it Matters in Judging
Andrea McArdle

Rhetoric, Referential Communication, and the Novice Writer
Barbara P. Blumenfeld

Morality, Trust, and Illusion: Ethos as Relationship
Melissa H. Weresh

Law and Practice
Will Rhee

Generating Interest, Enthusiasm, and Opportunity for Scholarship: How Law Schools and Law Firms Can Create a Community and Culture Supportive of Scholarship
Judith M. Stinson

Text Work as Identity Work for Legal Writers: How Writing Texts Contribute to the Construction of a Professional Identity
Shelley Kierstead and Erica Abner

Finding Consensus in Legal Writing Discourse Regarding Organizational Structure: A Review and Analysis of the Use of IRAC and Its Progenies
Tracy Turner