Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court – Editors

Linda Berger is Family Foundation Professor of Law at UNLV Boyd School of Law. Her research, writing, and teaching focus on the study and practice of legal rhetoric. Professor Berger will serve as President of the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) from 2014-16. Professor Berger was a founder and the long-time editor of Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD; she initiated and continues to co-edit the Law & Rhetoric e-Journal on SSRN’s Legal Scholarship Network. Professor Berger’s articles blend persuasion science with rhetorical analysis, applying theory and research results from analogy, metaphor, and narrative studies to examine persuasive briefs and judicial opinions.

Bridget Crawford is a Professor of Law at Pace University School of Law. She teaches courses in Feminist Legal Theory; Federal Income Taxation; and Wills, Trusts and Estates. She is a past chair of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Women in Legal Education and an editor of the Feminist Law Professors blog (feministlawprofessors.com). Professor Crawford joined the academy in 2003, after more than six years of law practice at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York. She is a member of the American Law Institute and the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Kathy Stanchi is a Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law and an affiliated professor of Women’s Studies at Temple University. She was a recent Fulbright Specialist grantee teaching at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan. She teaches courses in Law and Feminism, Advanced Persuasion, Advanced Appellate Advocacy and Legal Research and Writing. Among other topics, her scholarship focuses on the intersection of feminism, writing and persuasion. Her feminist scholarship has been widely cited and used in academic scholarship and syllabi and has been favorably cited by the New Jersey Supreme Court and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Prior to joining the academy, Professor Stanchi was a litigation associate at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York and a judicial clerk for Justice Stewart Pollock of the New Jersey Supreme Court.