VORENBERG - Amy Vorenberg

Prof. Amy Vorenberg.

Professor of Law and Director of JD Legal Writing
B.A., Hamilton College
J.D., Northeastern Univ.

Updated: July 22, 2015




  • Preparing for Pratice: Legal Analysis and Writing in Law School's First Year Volume 2 and 3 (forthcoming).
  • Preparing for Practice: Legal Analysis and Writing in Law School's First Year, Aspen  (2014).
  • Strategies and Techniques for Teaching Legal Analysis and Writing, Aspen (2011).


  • Podia and Pens: Dismantling the Two-Track System for Legal Research and Writing Faculty, __ Colum. J. Gender & L. __ (forthcoming). 
  • Indecent Exposure: Do Warrantless Searches of Cell Phones Violate the Fourth Amendment? 17 Berkeley J. Crim. L. 62 (2012).
  • The Moral of the Story: The Power of Narrative to Inspire and Sustain Scholarship (8 J. ALWD 258) (Fall 2010).
  • A Miscarriage of Juvenile Justice: A Modern Day Parable of the Unintended Results of Bad Lawmaking, 12 Mich. Child Welfare L. J. 17 (Winter 2009).
  • Practice Writing: Do Writing Programs Really Teach Practical Skills?  2 Phoenix L. Rev. 1(2009). (with Margaret Sova McCabe). Westlaw


  • Going from Neutral to High Gear: How Brown v. Board of Ed. Can Help Our Students Learn Persuasive Writing, New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers Conference (October 2014). 
  • Podia and Pens: Dismantling the Two-Track System, January 2015, AALS Annual Meeting. 
  • Shame on Me: Acknowledging the Deeper Issues Faced by Novice Legal Writers, Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference (June 2014). 
  • Reflections on the “Yale Letter” and Moving Forward Together, June 2013, Association of Legal Writing Directors Biennial Conference, Marquette Law School, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Legal Research and Writing for Justice: Starting a first-year legal writing -- non-profit collaboration, October 2012, Society of American Law Teachers Annual Teaching Conference, Baltimore, MD.
  • Campus Sexual Assault: Breaking through Barriers to Reporting and Prosecuting, Ending Domestics & Sexual Violence: Innovations in Practice & Research Conference, November 2011, Portsmouth, NH. 
  • Diminishing Privacy Rights in School and at Home, NH Civil Liberties Union Conference on Our Diminishing Right to Privacy, April, 2012, NH School of Law, Concord, NH. 
  • "Wind Spirits": A Short Exercise that Improves Oral Advocacy Skills in the First Semester, May 2012, Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Desert Springs, CA.
  • Using Storytelling in Scholarly Writing, Legal Writing Institute's "Once Upon a Legal Time" Applied Storytelling Conference, Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, OR (July 2009).
  • Packing a More Persuasive Punch: 3 Simple Techniques for Clear, Convincing Writing (N.H.C.L.E., Dec. 2005, Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, N.H.).
  • Fixing Legal Writing Problems Can Be Easier (and Quicker) Than You Think, N.H. Bar News, Sept. 9, 2005, at 24 (with Margaret Sova McCabe).
  • Verbose, Disorganized Documents Taint Quality of Legal Analysis, N.H. Bar News, Oct. 8, 2004, at 12 (with Margaret Sova McCabe).