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Philip N. Meyer

Professor of Law

LLM, Columbia University, 1985;
JD, Vermont Law School, 1980;
MFA, University of Iowa, 1973;
BA, Brandeis University, 1971

Phone: 802-831-1027
Email: pmeyer@vermontlaw.edu

Presentations

  • Core Faculty and Plenary Presentation on Writing Style, Persuasion Institute: Advanced Training Program in Narrative Construction for Postconviction Litigators
    Cornell Law School, September 11-13, 2009.
  • "Revisiting L.A. Law"
    ABA Annual Meeting, Administrative Law Section, Chicago, Illinois, July 31, 2009.
  • "How Legal Rhetoric Shapes The Law"
    Symposium Presentation, American University, Washington College of Law, November 2, 2007.
  • "The Courtroom Trial in American Popular Culture," Law and Popular Culture Symposium, Marquette Law School, Milwaukee, WI, November 2007.
  • "Visual and Narrative Persuasion," Institute for Innovative Trial Techniques, Loyola Los Angeles Law School, Los Angeles, CA, October 2007.
  • Core faculty and presenter at The Persuasion Institute: Advanced Training Program Workshop in Narrative Construction for Postconviction Litigators, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY, September 2007.
  • Panelist, "Narrative," How Legal Rhetoric Shapes the Law, Washington College of Law, American University, November 2007.
  • "Theoretical Perspectives on the Death Penalty," Congress of the International Asociation of Law and Mental Health, University of Paris, 2005.
  • "Narrative Persuasion in Legal Writing," Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Section on Legal Writing, San Francisco, CA, 2005.
  • "Using Films as Texts in the First Year Criminal Law Course," Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Section on Law and the Humanities, Atlanta, GA., 2004.
  • "American Legal Storytelling Practices," International Colloquium on Law and Popular Culture, University College London Faculty of Law, 2003.
  • "Narrative Elaboration in Post-Conviction Relief Practice on Behalf of Condemned Inmates," New York University Clinical Law Center, 2003.
  • "Lawyer Identity in Popular Culture," annual meeting, Association of American Law Schools, 2003
  • "The Psychology of Closing Arguments," International Academy of Law and Mental Health, University of Amsterdam, 2002.
  • "Rape and Film," Association of Law, Culture and Humanities, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2002.
  • "Effective Use of Narrative in Closing Arguments," UCLA/IALS International Clinical Conference, University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, 2001.
  • "Law and Media," Columbia University School of Law Symposium, 2000.
  • "Law, Narrative and Popular Culture," New College, Oxford, 1999.
  • "Critical Reasoning: Reading, Writing and Thinking," annual meeting, Association of American Law Schools, 1999.
  • "Construing Justice: Recent Contributions to the Cultural Psychology of the Trial," Working Group on Law, Culture and the Humanities, Georgetown Law School, 1998.
  • "Rethinking Closing Arguments as Stories," Fourth International Clinical Conference, University of California School of Law, 1997.
  • "Writing to Learn: Uses of Introspective Narrative," annual meeting, Association of American Law Schools, 1997.
  • "Law School Shadows and Dreams," Clason Series, Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, Mass., 1996.
  • "The Blurred Boundary Between Law and Popular Culture," Picturing Justice: Images of Law and Lawyers in the Visual Media, University of San Francisco School of Law, 1996.
  • "The Place of Narrative," Association of American Law Schools annual meeting, San Antonio, 1996.
  • "Law, Class, and Film," Critical Legal Studies Network Conference, Georgetown Law Center and American University School of Law, 1995.
  • "Confessions of a Legal Writing Instructor," Legal Writing Institute, Chicago, 1994.