Volume Nine: Legal Writing and Social Justice

The LWI Monograph Editorial Board is pleased to bring you Volume 9 of the Monograph Series, which collects articles on a topic that is both timely and of longstanding importance: legal writing and social justice. The volume includes articles on incorporating critical theory, narrative, and storytelling into legal writing pedagogy, and how these approaches can ingrain the importance of social justice in students, help students confront implicit biases, and develop empathetic understanding. Other articles suggest incorporating social justice into the legal writing curriculum through pro bono collaborations or hybrid legal writing and doctrinal courses. The volume also includes pieces on theory, including how the stories told in legal writing can advance or harm visions of social justice.


  • Margaret Hannon, Michigan Law School

Managing Editor:

  • Anne Ralph, The Ohio State University School of Law

Editorial Board:

  • Jake Carpenter (Marquette University Law School)
  • Andrew Carter (Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law)
  • Alyssa Dragnich (Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law)
  • Lara Freed (Cornell Law School)
  • Brenda Gibson (North Carolina Central University School of Law)
  • Andrew Kerr (Georgetown Law)
  • Samantha Moppett (Suffolk University Law School)
  • Jason Palmer (Stetson University College of Law)
  • Wayne Schiess (Texas Law)

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