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Hal Lloyd

Professor of Legal Writing

336.758.2132
lloydha@wfu.edu
Worrell 3134

Book Chapters

Theory Without Practice Is Empty; Practice Without Theory Is Blind: The Inherent Inseparability of Doctrine and Skills, in Linda H. Edwards, The Doctrine Skills Divide: Legal Education's Self-Inflicted Wound (2017).

Communication & Expression: A Brief Semiotic Analysis, in 2 Constitutional Law in Context, 3d ed. (Michael Kent Curtis et al 2011).

Articles

Originalism, Speaker Meaning, and the Interpretation and Construction of Executive Orders, 8 Wake Forest Journal of Law and Public Policy 319 (2018).

Rejecting Trumpery: Pragmatism's Mastery of Meaning, Truth, and Workable Rule of Law, Wake Forest Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Why Legal Writing is "Doctrinal" and More Importantly Profound, 19 Nevada Law Journal.

Cognitive Emotion and the Law, 41 Law & Psychology Review 53 (2017).

Why Originalism Cannot Work: Lessons from Logic, Scripture, and Art,.

Good Legal Thought: What Wordsworth Can Teach Langdell About Forms, Frames, Choices, and Aims, 41 Vermont Law Review (2016).

Law's 'Way of Words': Pragmatics and Textualist Error, 49 Creighton Law Review 221-292 (2016).

Raising the Bar, Razing Langdell, 51 Wake Forest Law Review 231 (2016).

Law as Trope: Framing and Evaluating Conceptual Metaphors, 37 Pace Law Review 89 (2016).

Plane Meaning and Thought: Real-World Semantics and Fictions of Originalism, 24 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 657 (2015).

Exercising Common Sense, Exorcising Langdell: The Inseparability of Legal Theory, Practice and the Humanities, 49 Wake Forest Law Review 1213 (2014).

Crushing Animals and Crashing Funerals: The Semiotics of Free Expression First Amendment Law Review, 12 First Amendment Law Review 237 (2013).

Publish and Perish? Handling the Unreasonable Publication Agreement, 13 Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law 127 (2013).

A Right But Wrong Place: Righting and Rewriting Citizens United, 56 South Dakota Law Review 219-237 (2011).

Let's Skill All the Lawyers: Shakespearean Lessons on the Nature of Law, 11 Vera Lex - Journal of the International Natural Law Society 33 (2011).

Let's Skill All the Lawyers: Shakespearean Lessons in Law and Rhetoric, 6 Acta Iuridica Olomucensia 9-64 (2011).

'Original' Means Old, 'Original' Means New: An 'Original' Look at What 'Originalists' Do, 67 National Lawyers Guild Review 135-55 (2010).

Plain Language Statutes: Plain Good Sense or Plain Nonsense?, 78 Law Library Journal 683-96 (1986).

Other

Law & Language (2017).

"Nature Hath Framed Strange Fellows" Shakespeare and Natural Law, Huffington Post (April 29, 2017).

Shakespeare and Legal Positivism, Huffington Post (April 29, 2017).

Neil Gorsuch? Originalism And The Ten Commandments, Huffington Post (February 27, 2017).

Parsing HB-2's Bathroom Babble, Huffington Post (February 14, 2017).

Neil Gorsuch? Originalism and the Fall of Icarus, Huffington Post (February 3, 2017).

Toilets, Trials, and Tolls: Cleaning Up After Pat McCrory, Huffington Post (December 31, 2016).

Apology Box, Law & Language Blog (December 2016).

McCrory's Executive Order 93: Hoist By His Own Petard, Huffington Post (April 13, 2016).

Rhetoric to Lettie, Law & Language Blog (April 2016).

Toilets, Trials, and Tolls: Cleaning Up After Pat McCrory, Huffington Post (Dec. 31, 2016)..

Weekly Legal Education Roundup, TaxProf Blog (December 30, 2016).

Are North Carolina Republicans Plotting a'Legislative Coup'?, The Nation (November 18, 2016).

Pat McCrory Should Think Twice Before Trying To Pack The North Carolina Supreme Court, Huffington Post (November 16, 2016).

Pat McCrory Should Think Twice Before Trying To Pack The North Carolina Supreme Court, Huffington Post (November 16, 2016).

Wake Forest Symposium: Revisiting Langdell— Legal Education Reform And The Lawyer's Craft, TaxProf Blog (October 20, 2016).

Wake Forest Symposium: Revisiting Langdell— Legal Education Reform And The Lawyer's Craft, TaxProf Blog (October 20, 2016).

Blake Within Blake Within Blake Without End, Huffington Post (October 3, 2016).

Beyond Words Alone: Poets as Artists of the Intentional, Huffington Post (September 25, 2016).

Five Billion Dollar Pat McCrory, Huffington Post (September 15, 2016).

Fourth Circuit Strikes Down Discriminatory Provisions of Gov. Pat McCrory's North Carolina "Omnibus" Election Law, Huffington Post (July 29, 2016).

The"Fix" Is In: Tweaking House Bill 2 (And Workers, Too), Huffington Post (July 6, 2016).

Razing Babel: Two Sonnets for Too Xenophobic Times, Huffington Post (June 8, 2016).

Verse Translation: A Call for Harder Work and Greater Care, Huffington Post (June 8, 2016).

Real Crimes Against Nature: N.C. Republicans Attack Renewable Energy, Huffington Post (May 19, 2016).

Real Crimes Against Nature: N.C. Republicans Attack Renewable Energy, Huffington Post (May 19, 2016).

McCrory's House Bill 2: A Brief Outline of Its Five "Parts", Huffington Post (May 13, 2016).

McCrory's Munchausen by Proxy, Huffington Post (May 13, 2016).

McCrory vs Cincinnatus (The Other Political Archetype), Huffington Post (May 7, 2016).

Blaming the Chair: McCrory and the 'Patsy', Huffington Post (April 22, 2016).

Religious Hypocrites and Their Timeless Tactics: McCrory, Tartuffe, and House Bill 2, Huffington Post (April 21, 2016).

McCrory's Executive Order 93: Hoist By His Own Petard, Huffington Post (April 13, 2016).

Current Politics and the"McCrory", Huffington Post (April 11, 2016).

McCrory and House Bill 2, Huffington Post (March 31, 2016).

Beyond Rawls' Fiction: The Veil of Ignorance Is Real, Huffington Post (March 2, 2016).

Beyond Rawls' Fiction: The Veil of Ignorance Is Real, Huffington Post (March 2, 2016).

Justice Scalia, Queen Anne, and the Pragmatics of Interpretation, Huffington Post (February 18, 2016).

Kennings: I've Made a Little List, Huffington Post (February 9, 2016).

Justice Scalia and Queen Anne, Huffington Post (July 9, 2015).

Poets and Lawyers: Birds of a Feather, Huffington Post (December 15, 2015).

Narrative in Law and Life: Some Frequently Asked Questions The Second Draft, Fall 2015 (October 2015).

The Supreme Court & Obamacare Round II, Huffington Post (February 28, 2015).

Hobby Lobby: No Veil, No Precedent, No Multiple Payers?, Huffington Post (July 13, 2014).

Biting the Hand That Feeds: Entitlements and the Fundamental Attribution Error, Huffington Post (May 12, 2014).

Letter to the Class of 2014, Huffington Post (April 29, 2014).

From Days of Auld Langdell: Crisis and Reform in Modern Legal Education, Huffington Post (April 25, 2014).

The Kingdom is Within, Huffington Post (April 16, 2014).

Finding Wisdom in a Fractured World, Huffington Post (April 5, 2014).

Obamacare and the Self-Made Man, Huffington Post (February 26, 2014).

Song Cycle (February 2012).

Miscellaneous Records of Granville County North Carolina, CreateSpace 2010; genealogical research (April 2010).

The Complete Palladas, CreateSpace 2010; verse translation of the complete epigrams of Palladas (April 2010).

Chords and Bars, CreateSpace Revised Ed. 2010; monologues and character studies in verse (April 2009).

Either Oar, CreateSpace Revised Ed. 2010; verse collection (April 2009).

Snow in August, CreateSpace Revised Ed. 2010; verse collection (April 2009).

Lloyds of Granville and the"Harricanes", CreateSpace Revised Ed. 2010; genealogical research (April 2004).

The Sidden Family of North Carolina, Café Press 2004; genealogical research co-authored with Duane Sidden and Donna Sidden (April 2004).

Charms and Knots, CreateSpace Revised Ed. 2010; verse collection (April 2002).

Racine's Phèdre, CreateSpace Revised Ed. 2010; verse translation of Racine's play (April 1999).

Molière's Tartuffe, CreateSpace Revised Ed. 2010; verse translation of Molière's play (April 1998).