Lisa Mazzie - Recent Publications and Presentations

Law Reviews

The Fungible Female: How Performative Feminism Hurts Women, 105 Marq. L. Rev. _ forthcoming 2022

Michael Sam and the NFL Locker Room: How Masculinities Theory Explains The Way We View Gay Athletes, 25 MARQ. SPORTS L. REV. 129 (2014)

State of Wisconsin v. Chrysler Outboard Corp.: How Long a Reach for Environmental Law?, 6 WISC. ENVIR. L.J. 65 (1999). 

Articles

Wisconsin State Citation for Bluebook ICW, in Interactive Citation Workstation (2015-16 ed.) Lisa A. Mazzie & Deb Moritz.

Ban on women in combat lifted: Is the military ready?, RACINE J. TIMES, Feb. 3, 2013, at 2C.

Be Wise: Revise, 82 WIS. LAW. 31 (Aug. 2009). 

Conciseness in Legal Writing, 82 WIS. LAW. 21 (June 2009). 

Book Reviews

Book Review, Legal Writing Advice: Questions and Answers (Gertrude Block) Wisconsin Lawyer 31 (Dec. 2005).

Book Review, Beyond Our Control? Confronting the Limits of Our Legal System in the Age of Cyberspace (Stuart Biegel) Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine 32 (Nov. 2002). 

Book Review, Changing Your Mind: The Law of Regretted Decisions (E. Allan Farnsworth) Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine 29 (Nov. 2001). 

Published Work

Book, Writing for Law Practice: What They Didn't Teach You First Year, with Professor Meredith Stange, Northern Illinois University College of Law, (Carolina Acad. Press forthcoming 2023)

Essay, Silver Linings: Reflections on Teaching Online (solicited by Marquette University Office of Media and Communications, requesting faculty and staff experts on internal content to share with the campus community and to amplify to external audiences). Appeared in WIS. LAW. J. Online (June 3, 2020). https://wislawjournal.com/2020/06/03/silver-linings-reflections-on-teach....

Works in Progress

Interest Convergence Theory - applying Derrick Bell's Interest convergence theory to women in law school and the legal profession.

Pass the Hemlock: Killing the Socratic Method as Law School's Signature Pedagogy - analyzing the Platonic texts and the original Socratic method and comparing the law school's use of that method and arguing for the adoption of a different, more inclusive, kind of dialogue.

Presentations

AWL Marquette Student Chapter, Milwaukee, WI, Oct. 7, 2021. Communication with Confidence, with Director Erin Binns.

ACS Marquette Student Chapter, MIlwaukee, WI, Nov. 4, 2020. Roe v. Wade: History, Challenges, and Implications, virtual presentation with Professor Chad Oldfather. MULS Annual Travel CLE Program, Naples, FL, Mar. 13, 2020. Revising for Effective Legal Writing. League of Women Voters ERA Toolkit, Recorded Presentation. "Remember the Ladies": Why the Constitution's Failure to Codify Equal Rights for Women is Damaging.

League of Women Voters invited speaker, Milwaukee, WI, Apr. 6, 2019. "Remember the Ladies": Why the Constitution's Failure to Codify Equal Rights for Women is Damaging.  

AALS, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 4. 2019. Building Bridges with Shared Experiences: The Women in Legal Education Oral History Project, with panel members Cynthia Fountaine (moderator), Phoebe Haddon, Carrie Menkel-Meadow, and Kaelyn Romey.  

18th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Milwaukee, WI, July 13, 2018. The Revolution and Evolution of the Discipline of Legal Writing, with JLWI board members Lindsey Gustafson, Kim Holst, and Lori Johnson.

18th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Milwaukee, WI, July 13, 2018. Reflective Practices for Students and Faculty, with Rebecca Blemberg.

Beyond the First Year Conference, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL Apr. 21 2018. The Role of Upper-Level Writing Courses in Teaching Business/"Soft" Skills.

Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, Phoenix, AZ, March 11, 2017. Cura Personalis: Using Reflective Practices in Legal Writing to Engage Students, with Rebecca Blemberg.

Washington County (WIS.) Bar Association CLE, West Bend, WI, Feb. 15, 2017. Revising for Effective Legal Writing.

Internal CLE, United States Federal Court, Eastern District, Milwuakee, WI, Oct. 15, 2015. Revising for Effective Legal Writing.

Assoc. of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) 2015 Biennial Conference, Memphis, TN, June 4, 2015. Pineapple Express Goes to Law School: How Partnering with Law Enforcement Brings Students Real-Life Issues, with Detective Michael L. Klementz (McFarland Police Dept., McFarland, WI).

Wisconsin Dept. of Justice, State Bar Appellate Practice Section Workshop, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, Oct. 25, 2014. 2014 Appellate Advocacy Workshop—Power Advocacy: Tips & Techniques, presenter with Margaret Baumgartner, UW Law School; Amelia Bizzaro, Bizzaro Law LLC; and Jake Wittwer.

Lou Jones Breakfast Club, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Sept. 9, 2014. Effective Legal Writing, panel member with Laura Steele, Kerkman & Dunn; and Stephanie Webb, Law Clerk to Judge Michael Halfenger.

Internal CLE, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, S.C., Milwaukee, WI, Aug. 14, 2014. Effective Persuasive Writing.

16th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2014. You are Already Writing an Article! Scholarship Incubation Workshop Facilitator & Panel Member.

ALWD 2013 Biennial Conference, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, WI, June 27, 2013. “Directorless But Not Without Direction: The Workings of Marquette Law School’s Director and Coordinator-Free Legal Writing Program”, panel with Susan Bay, Rebecca Blemberg, Jacob Carpenter, Melissa Greipp, and Alison Julien, all of Marquette University Law School.

Rocky Mountain Regional Legal Writing Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Mar. 23, 2013. Creating Legal Writing Problems that Work (And What to Do if They Don’t).

LWI One-Day Workshop, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Dec. 7, 2012 Advocacy: Beyond the Basics, , panel with Denise Field, Washington University; and Lorraine Gin.

University of Arizona.Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Meeting, Panel Topic: "Building Bridges: Realizing Our Common Goals across Faculty Roles while Recognizing our Differences", Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (July 25, 2011). 

2011 Southeast Regional Legal Writing Conference , "Is Law School Still an Education 'By and For Men'?", Macon, Georgia (Apr. 16, 2011). 

14th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Creating Writing Problems, Marco Island, Florida (June 28, 2010). 

Central States Region Legal Writing Conference, Finding Fun in Learning Grammar & Punctuation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Oct. 10, 2009). 

9th Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, Switching to Seminars: Teaching Students to Write Academic Papers, Phoenix, Arizona (Mar. 13, 2009). 

8th Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, The Top Ten Things Any Student Should Learn from Any Legal Writing Class, Salt Lake City, Utah (Mar. 23, 2008). 

Central States Region Legal Writing Conference, The Top Ten Things Every Student Should Learn from Any Legal Writing Class, Kansas City, Missouri (Oct. 6, 2007). 

34th Annual IAIABC Workers' Compensation College, Writing an Appeal-Proof Decision, Madison, Wisconsin (June 18, 2007). 

34th Annual IAIABC Workers' Compensation College, Effective & Efficient Methods of Written Communications, Madison, Wisconsin (June 18, 2007). 

Conference on Legal Writing Pedagogy for African Academics, Teaching Students to Write Effective Paragraphs and Sentences, Nairobi, Kenya (Mar. 16, 2007). 

33rd Annual IAIABC Workers' Compensation College, Writing An Appeal-Proof Decision, Madison, Wisconsin (May 22, 2006). 

33rd Annual IAIABC Workers' Compensation College, The Mechanics of Good Legal Writing, Madison, Wisconsin (May 22, 2006). 

Waukesha County Bar Association 2006 Legal Writing Seminar, The Mechanics of Good Legal Writing, Waukesha, Wisconsin (May 16, 2006). 

6th Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, "I Meant What I Said and I Said What I Meant": Incorporating Ethics Lessons into Legal Writing Classes, Tucson, Arizona (Mar. 17, 2006). 

Central States Region Legal Writing Conference, Teaching Ethics in Legal Writing, Indianapolis, Indiana (Sept. 24, 2005).