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Moritz College of Law

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice (DEIJ) Resources

This guide gathers materials and resources on the topic of DEIJ in law schools.

Books on the 1L Curriculum

Articles on Legal Writing and Analysis

Lorraine Bannai & Anne Enquist, (Un)Examined Assumptions and (Un)Intended Messages: Teaching Students to Recognize Bias in Legal Analysis and Language, 27 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1 (2003).

Johanna K. P. Dennis, Ensuring a Multicultural Educational Experience in Legal Education: Start with the Legal Writing Classroom, 16 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 613 (2010).

Pamela Edwards & Sheilah Vance, Teaching Social Justice through Legal Writing, 7 Legal Writing: J. Legal Writing Inst. 63 (2001).

Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb, Still Writing at the Master's Table: Decolonizing Rhetoric in Legal Writing for a "Woke" Legal Academy, 21 Scholar 255 (2019).

Samantha A. Moppett, Acknowledging America’s First Sovereign: Incorporating Tribal Justice Systems into the Legal Research and Writing Curriculum, 35 Okla. City Univ. L. Rev. 267 (2010).

Arin N. Reeves, Written in Black & White: Exploring Confirmation Bias in Racialized Perceptions of Writing Skills (2014).

Leslie M. Rose, Teaching Gender as a Core Value in the Legal-Writing Classroom, 36 Okla. City U. L. Rev. 531 (2011).

Books on Upper-Level and Elective Courses

Books on the Law School Experience