Linda Edwards

E.L. Cord Foundation Professor of Law
Phone: 702-895-2319
Education:
B.A., Florida State University
J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law

Publications

Books

Linda H. Edwards, The Doctrine-Skills Divide: Legal Education’s Self-Inflicted Wound (Carolina Academic Press forthcoming 2015).

Linda H. Edwards, Legal Writing and Analysis (Aspen/Wolters Kluwer Law & Bus. 2003) (2nd ed. 2007) (3rd ed. 2011) (4th ed. forthcoming 2015).

Linda H. Edwards, Legal Writing: Process, Analysis, and Organization (Little, Brown 1996) (Aspen/Wolters Kluwer Law & Bus. 2nd ed. 1999) (3rd ed. 2002) (4th ed. 2006) (5th ed. 2010) (6th ed. 2014).

Linda H. Edwards, Estates in Land and Future Interests: A Step-By-Step Guide (Aspen/Wolters Kluwer Law & Bus. 2002) (2nd ed. 2005) (3rd ed. 2009) (4th ed. 2013).

Linda H. Edwards, Readings in Persuasion: Briefs That Changed the World (Aspen/Wolters Kluwer Law & Bus. 2012).

 

Book Chapters

Linda H. Edwards, Myth and the Master's Tools, in Law as a Discourse Community: Critical Perspectives on Legal Discourse (David Ritchie ed., Carolina Academic Press forthcoming 2015).

 

Articles

Linda H. Edwards, Advocacy as an Exercise in Virtue: Lawyering, Bad Facts, and Furman’s High-Stakes Dilemma, 66 Mercer L. Rev __ (forthcoming 2014).

Linda H. Edwards, The Trouble with Categories: What Theory Can Teach Us about the Doctrine-Skills Divide, 64 J. Leg. Educ. 181 (2014).

Linda H. Edwards, Legal Writing: A Doctrinal Course, 1 Savannah L. Rev. 1 (2013).

Linda H. Edwards, Where Do the Prophets Stand?: Hamdi, Myth and the Master's Tools, 13 Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. 43 (2013).

Linda H. Edwards, Once Upon a Time in the Law: Myth, Metaphor and Authority, 77 Tenn. L. Rev. 883 (2010).

Linda L. Berger et al., The Past, Presence, and Future of Legal Writing Scholarship: Rhetoric, Voice, and Community, 16 Legal Writing: J. Legal Writing Inst. 521 (2010).

Linda H. Edwards, A Writing Life, 61 Mercer L. Rev. 867 (2010).

Linda H. Edwards, Symposium, The Legal Writing Institute: Celebrating 25 Years of Teaching and Scholarship, 61 Mercer L. Rev. 803 (2010).

Terrill Pollman & Linda H. Edwards, Scholarship By Legal Writing Professors: New Voices in the Legal Academy, 11 Legal Writing: J. Legal Writing Inst. 3 (2006).

Linda H. Edwards, Mary S. Lawrence: Director of Legal Research and Writing University of Oregon 1978 - 2000, 7 Legal Writing: J. Legal Writing Inst. xiii (2001).

Mary Beth Beazley & Linda H. Edwards, The Process and the Product: A Bibliography of Scholarship About Legal Scholarship, 49 Mercer L. Rev. 741 (1998).

Linda H. Edwards, The Convergence of Analogical and Dialectic Imaginations in Legal Discourse, 20 Legal Stud. F. 7 (1996).

Linda L. Holdeman, Civil Rights In Employment: The New Generation, 67 Den. U. L. Rev. 1 (1990).

Linda L. Holdeman, Watson v. Ft. Worth Bank and Trust: The Changing Face of Disparate Impact, 66 Den. U. L. Rev. 179 (1989).

 

Commentaries, Essays, and Reviews

Linda H. Edwards, Book Review, 11 J. Legal Comm. & Rhetoric: JALWD 185 (2014) (reviewing Nancy Levit & Doug Linder, The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law (2014)).

Terry Phelps & Linda Edwards, Tribute to Adam Milani, 3 J. Ass’n Legal Writing Directors 1 (2006).

Jack L. Sammons, Jr. & Linda H. Edwards, Honoring the Law in Communities of Force: Wildman and Terrell's Teleology of Practice, 41 Emory L.J. 489 (1992).

Linda L. Holdeman, Antonio v. Wards Cove Packing Co., Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases (Feb. 9, 1989).

Linda L. Holdeman, Book Review, 1 Bowker's Legal Publishing Preview No. 2 (March 1989) (reviewing Lee Modjeska, Employment Discrimination Law (Lawyers Co-operative Pub. Co. 2d ed. 1988)).

 

Linda H. Edwards on the Scholarly Commons

Curriculum Vitae
Bio

Areas of Expertise
Estates and Future Interests
Law and Rhetoric
Property Law