Law & Rhetoric eJournal
Editors: Linda L. Berger and Jack Lee Sammons
Mercer University School of Law and Mercer University School of Law

This eJournal distributes working and accepted paper abstracts whose focus is the rhetoric of law or the legal rhetorical process. The eJournal encourages submissions based on rhetorical theory and analysis; these terms are broadly understood to include classical and contemporary rhetorical theory, rhetorical hermeneutics, composition theory, communication studies, English and writing studies, linguistics, cognitive metaphor theory, narrative theory, and critical literary theory. Works drawing on diverse perspectives and methods are welcome.

Law & Rhetoric is sponsored by the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. The William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (www.law.unlv.edu) serves Nevada as well as the national and international legal communities by providing an innovative and excellent educational program that prepares ethical and effective lawyers and leaders. The law school provides students with many opportunities to understand legal practice as a creative and applied intellectual endeavor and to prepare for their responsibility as lawyers to work for the betterment of their communities.

The Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University (www.law.mercer.edu) which seeks to produce genuinely good lawyers by providing them with a solid intellectual foundation, training in professional skills, and integrated development of professional identity through the award-winning Woodruff Curriculum. In its legal writing and other programs, Mercer's School of Law is committed to helping build the intellectual community with common interests in the scholarship, teaching, and practice of legal rhetoric.

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Law & Rhetoric eJournal Advisory Board
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Editors: Linda L. Berger and Jack Lee Sammons
Mercer University School of Law and Mercer University School of Law


Thomas D. Cobb

Fernanda Duarte Lopes Lucas da Silva

Kirsten K. Davis

Linda H. Edwards

Michael Frost

Marouf Hasian

James Lupo

Francis Joseph Mootz

Teresa Godwin Phelps

David T. Ritchie

Ruth Anne Robbins

Kristen K. Robbins-Tiscione

Michael R. Smith