Publications - Linda L. Berger



Linda L. Berger & Kathryn M. Stanchi, Legal Persuasion: A Rhetorical Approach to the Science (Routledge 2018).

Linda L. Berger et al.Legal Research: Examples & Explanations (Wolters Kluwer 2016).

Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court (Linda L. Berger et al. eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2016).


Book Chapters

Linda L. Berger, Using Feminist Judgments in the Classroom, in Doctrine & Diversity: Inclusion & Equity in the Law School Classroom (Nicole Dyszlewski et al. eds., Carolina Academic Press forthcoming 2021). 

Linda L. Berger, Rhetorical Constructions of Precedent: Justice Scalia’s Free Exercise Opinion, in Justice Scalia: Rhetoric and the Rule of Law (Brian Slocum & Francis J. Mootz III eds., Univ. of Chicago Press 2019).

Linda L. Berger & Kathryn M. Stanchi, Gender Justice: The Role of Stories and Images, in Narrative and Metaphor in the Law (Michael Hanne & Robert Weisberg eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2018).

Linda L. Berger, When Less is More: An Ideological Rhetorical Analysis of Selected ABA Standards on Curricula and Faculty, in The Doctrine/Skills Divide: Legal Education's Self-Inflicted Wound (Linda H. Edwards ed., Carolina Academic Press 2017).

Linda L. Berger, Alternative Conceptions of Legal Rhetoric: Open Hand, Closed Fist, in Rhetorical Process and Legal Judgments (Austin Sarat ed., Cambridge Univ. Press 2016).

Linda L. Berger, Introduction to the U.S. Feminist Judgments Projectin Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court (Linda L. Berger et al. eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2016).



Linda L. Berger et al., Teaching with Feminist Judgments: A Global Conversation, 38 Law & Inequality 1 (2020) (with Bridget J. Crawford, Kathryn M. Stanchi et al.).

Linda L. Berger & Eric C. Nystrom, “Remarkable Influence”: The Unexpected Importance of Justice Scalia’s Deceptively Unanimous and Contested Majority Opinions, 20 J. App. Prac. & Process 233 (2020).

Linda L. Berger et al., Learning from Feminist Judgments: Lessons in Language and Advocacy, 98 Texas L. Rev. Online 40 (2019).

Linda L. Berger, The Metaphor of the Judicial Opinion as a Poem, in Forty-five years of law and literature: reflections on James Boyd White's The Legal Imagination and its impact on law and humanities scholarship, 13 Law & Humanities 95 (2019).

Linda L. Berger et al., Why Women? Judging Transnational Courts and Tribunals, 34 Conn. J. Int'l. L.  317 (2019).

Linda L. Berger et al., The Necessity of Multi-Stranded Feminist Judicial Opinions, 44 Austl. Feminist L. J. 245 (2018).

Linda L. Berger et al., Rewriting Judicial Opinions and The Feminist Scholarly Project, 94 Notre Dame L. Rev. Online 1 (2018).

Linda L. Berger et al., Methods, Impact, and Reach of the Global Feminist Judgments Projects, 8 Oñati Socio-legal Series 1215 (2018).

Linda L. Berger et al., Feminist Judging Matters: How Feminist Theory and Methods Affect the Process of Judgment, 47 U. Balt. L. Rev. 167 (2018), reprinted in Women and the Law (Thomson Reuters 2018).

Linda L. Berger et al., Using Feminist Theory to Advance Equal Justice under Law, 17 Nev. L.J. 539 (2017).

Linda L. Berger, Creating Kairos at the Supreme Court: Shelby County, Citizens United, Hobby Lobby, and the Judicial Construction of Right Moments, 16 J. App. Prac. & Process 147 (2015).

Linda L. Berger, The Color-Blind Constitution: Choosing a Story to Live By2015 Mich. St. L. Rev. 1397 (2015).

Linda L. Berger, A Rhetorician's Practical Wisdom66 Mercer L. Rev. 459 (2015).

Linda L. Berger, Metaphor and Analogy: The Sun and Moon of Legal Persuasion, 22 J. L. & Pol'y 147 (2013).

Linda L. Berger, A Revised View of the Judicial Hunch, 10 Legal Comm. & Rhetoric: JALWD 1 (2013).

Linda L. Berger, Metaphor in Law as Poetic and Propositional Language, The European Legacy: Towards New Paradigms, Journal of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI) (2013).

Linda Berger & Jack L. Sammons, The Law's Mystery, 2 Brit. J. Am. Legal Stud. 1 (2013).

Linda L. Berger, The Lady, or the Tiger? A Field Guide to Metaphor & Narrative, 50 Washburn L.J. 275 (2011).

Linda L. Berger, Studying and Teaching “Law as Rhetoric”: A Place to Stand, 16 J. Legal Writing Inst. 3 (2010).

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

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

Linda L. Berger, How Embedded Knowledge Structures Affect Judicial Decision Making: An Analysis of Metaphor, Narrative, and Imagination in Child Custody Disputes, 18 S. Cal. Interdisc. L.J. 259 (2009).

Linda L. Berger, Of Metaphor, Metonymy, and Corporate Money: Rhetorical Choices in Supreme Court Decisions on Campaign Finance Regulation, 58 Mercer L. Rev. 949 (2007).

Linda L. Berger, What is the Sound of a Corporation Speaking? How the Cognitive Theory of Metaphor Can Help Lawyers Shape the Law, 2 J. Ass’n Legal Writing Directors 169 (2004).

Linda L. Berger, Shielding the Unmedia: Using the Process of Journalism to Protect the Journalist’s Privilege in an Infinite Universe of Publication, 39 Hous. L. Rev. 1371 (2003).

Linda L. Berger, Do Best Practices in Legal Education Include Emphasis on Compositional Modes of Studying Law as a Liberal Art?, 1 J. Ass’n Legal Writing Directors 158 (2002).

Linda L. Berger, Lies Between Mommy and Daddy: The Case for Recognizing Spousal Emotional Distress Claims Based on Domestic Deceit That Interferes With Parent-Child Relationships, 33 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 449 (2000).

Linda L. Berger, A Reflective, Rhetorical Model: The Legal Writing Teacher as Reader and Writer, 6 J. Legal Writing Inst. 57 (2000).

Linda L. Berger, Applying New Rhetoric to Legal Discourse: The Ebb and Flow of Reader and Writer, Text and Context, 49 J. Legal Educ. 155 (1999).

Linda L. Berger, Note, Government-Owned Media: The Government as Speaker and Censor, 35 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 707 (1985).


Commentaries, Essays, and Reviews

Linda L. Berger, Rhetoric & Reality in the ABA Standards, 66 J. Leg. Educ. 553 (2017).

Linda L. Berger, "Law &" Meets "Law as," 13 Legal Comm. & Rhetoric: JAWLD 221 (2016) (reviewing The Handbook of Law and Society (Austin Sarat & Patrick Ewick eds., 2015)).

Linda L. Berger, Whatever (Squared), Second Draft, Summer 2013.

Linda L. Berger, What is the Sound of a Corporation Speaking? “Just Another Voice,” According to the Supreme Court, Admin. & Reg. L. News, Spring 2010, at 8.


Practice Oriented Publications

Linda L. Berger, Document Design for Lawyers: The End of the Typewriter Era, Ga. B. J., Feb. 2011, at 62.

Linda L. Berger, Master Metaphors: Metaphors Have the Power to Help Us Reason, Learn, and Persuade, Complete Lawyer, Nov. 2008.


Linda L. Berger on the Scholarly Commons