Volume 50, No. 2 (Winter 2011) Table of Contents

Obiter Dictum....

Excellence in Legal Writing

A Few Questions and Thoughts on Writing
The Honorable J. Thomas Marten

Legal Writing as Art and Science
Tonya Kowalski


The Lady, or the Tiger?: A Field Guide to Metaphor and Narrative (313 KB PDF)
Linda L. Berger

A Call to Combine Rhetorical Theory and Practice in the Legal Writing Classroom (227 KB PDF)
Kristen K. Robbins-Tiscione

Issue Statements: Different Kinds for Different Documents (178 KB PDF)
Wayne Schiess, Elana Einhorn

Incivility in Lawyers' Writing: Judicial Handling of Rambo Run Amok (254 KB PDF)
Judith D. Fischer

A Compendium of Legal Writing Sources (225 KB PDF)
Almas Khan

Anniversary Edition

Celebrating Volume 50: The Early History of the Washburn Law Journal (98 KB PDF)
James M. Concannon


Verbal Poison–Criminalizing Hate Speech: A Comparative Analysis and a Proposal for the American System (307 KB PDF)
Thomas J. Webb


All in All, Miranda Loses Another Brick From Its Wall: The U.S. Supreme Court Swings Its Hammer in Berghuis v. Thompkins, Dealing a Crushing Blow to the Right to Remain Silent (229 KB PDF) [Berghuis v. Thompkins, 130 S. Ct. 2250 (2010)]
Richard L. Budden

Kansas' Rationale is Dust in the Wind: Why the Dismissed Supplemental Claim Exception to the General Rule of Claim Preclusion is Necessary (217 KB PDF) [Rhoten v. Dickson, 233 P.3d 786 (Kan. 2010)]
Patricia J. Kluin

Common Sense and the Common Law, They're Not as Common as They Used to Be: A Critique of the Kansas Supreme Court's New Application of the Collateral Source Rule (208 KB PDF) [Martinez v. Milburn Enterprises, Inc., 233 P.3d 205 (Kan. 2010)]
Ty A. Patton

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