lawyer as storyteller

James R. Elkins


Instructor's Writings

An Early Effort to Outline the Emergence of What Become Known as "Narrative Jurisprudence"

On the Emergence of Narrative Jurisprudence: The Humanistic Perspective Finds a New Path, 9 Legal Stud. F. 123 (1985) [on-line text]

An Early Bibliography of the Narrative Perspective as It Emerged in Various Disciplines

A Bibliography of Narrative, 40 J. Legal Educ. 203 (1990)(Symposium on Pedagogy of Narrative)

The First Story Perspective Approach to Lawyer Films and a Critique of Existing Legal Film Criticism

Reading/Teaching Lawyer Films, 28 Vt. L. Rev. 813 (2004) [revised version]

Popular Culture, Legal Films, and Legal Film Critics, 40 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 745 (2007) [on-line text]

A Narrative Approach to the Pedagogy of Legal Writing

What Kind of Story Is Legal Writing?, 20 Legal Stud. F. 95 (1996) [on-line text]

Introduction to One of the First Law Review Symposiums Devoted to Narrative Jurisprudence

From the Symposium Editor, 40 J. Legal Educ. 1 (1990)(Introduction to Pedagogy of Narrative Symposium) [on-line text]

My Effort to More Fully Outline the New Narrative Jurisprudence (and a Misc. Essay)

The Stories We Tell Ourselves in Law, 40 J. Legal Educ. 47 (1990)(Symposium on Pedagogy of Narrative) [on-line text]

Rhetoric, Disciplines, and Stories: How Will We Know When We Have Too Much Law, 22 Legal Stud. F. 519 (1998) [on-line text]

A Letter to Australian Students in Which I Relate Narrative Jurisprudence to "Law and Literature"

"A Letter to 'Law & Literature' Students in Australia," in Law, Memory & Literature 20-33 (Australian Legal Philosophy Students Association, ALPSA 2004 Annual Publication, 2004) [on-line text]

A Series of Essay/Articles in Which I Talk About Legal Education as My Students Experience It

The Quest for Meaning: Narrative Accounts of Legal Education, 38 J. Legal Educ. 577 (1988) [on-line text]

Rites of Passage: Law Students "Telling Their Lives," 35 J. Legal Educ. 27 (1985) [on-line text]

Becoming a Lawyer: The Transformation of Self During Legal Education, 66 Soundings 450 (Winter 1983)

Coping Strategies in Legal Education, 16 The Law Teacher 195 (1982)

Looking to Stories Told About Lawyers in Contemporary Literature and Popular Fiction

Pathologizing Professional Life: Psycho-Literary Case Stories, 18 Vt. L. Rev. 581 (1994) [on-line text]

Meditations on the Odd Lives We Live, 31 Legal Stud. F. 885 (2007) [on-line text]

Troubled Beginnings: Reflections on Becoming a Lawyer, 26 U. Memphis Law Review 1303-1324 (1996)[on-line text]

One L: A Popular Account of Legal Education

Book Review: One L by Scott Turow, 3 Am. Legal Stud. F. 81 (1978) [on-line text]