Books and Articles on Legal Writing
- Writing for the Court (Toronto: Carswell, 2010).
- "Legal Existentialism: Reasoning Beyond Reason in the Law." The Judicial Review: Journal of the Judicial Commission of New South Wales, 9 (September 2009): 1-21.
- "Saving the Literal," in Tom Gotsis (ed.), Statutory Interpretation: Principles and pragmatism for a new age, Education Monograph 4, Judicial Commission of New Sourth Wales, Sydney, 2007, pp. 177-215.
- "The Architecture of Argument"
The Judicial Review: Journal of the Judicial Commission of New South Wales, 7 (September 2004): 39-56.
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- Preface to Decisions, Decisions . . . A Practical Handbook for Judicial Writing (Louise Mailhot and James Carnwath). Québec: Les Éditions Yvon Blais, 1998: xiii-xvii.
- "Writing to Be Read: or, Why Can't Lawyers Write Like Katherine Mansfield?"
The Law and Politics: 1992 New Zealand Law Conference. Conference Papers, Vol. 2 (1993): 210-216. Reprinted in The Judicial Review, 3 (September 1997): 153-161.
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- "Editing Law Reviews: Some Practical Suggestions and a Moderately Revolutionary Proposal." Pepperdine Law Review Vol. 12 (1985): 371-379.
- Clear Understandings: A Guide to Legal Writing (with Ronald L. Goldfarb, New York: Random House, 1983).
- "Legal Writing: An Obstruction to Justice." Alabama Law Review Vol. 30 (Fall 1978): 1-17.
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