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Western New England University School of Law

2016

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What Legal Writers Can Learn From Paint Nite, Beth Cohen, Pat Newcombe Jan 2016

What Legal Writers Can Learn From Paint Nite, Beth Cohen, Pat Newcombe

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Paint Nite activities and adult coloring have captured the nation’s interest and gone mainstream. Creating something on our own is what drives similar trends like the popular Do It Yourself movement and the resurgence of knitting after 9/11. At the same time, these fun, creative activities can provide us with a window into the process of legal writing. Using Paint Nite as a reference point throughout a legal writing course allows faculty to present a holistic view of the writing process and provides a useful analogy for faculty as well as an accessible context for students. Legal writing ...