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  • Contact Info

Stafford, Todd Senior Instructor


Research Areas research areas


research overview

  • Prof. Stafford's research is focused on the application of narrative and rhetorical theory to persuasive legal analysis and argument.


  • legal writing, persuasive technique, appellate advocacy, law and socio-economic class, the legal profession, employment and labor law


courses taught

  • LAWS 5223 Legal Writing II (Spring 2019)
  • LAWS 6226 Advanced Legal Writing (Spring 2019)
  • LAWS 5226 Legal Writing I (Fall 2018)
  • LAWS 6213 Advanced Appellate Advocacy (Fall 2018)
  • LAWS 9025 Introduction to U.S. Law For LLM Students (Fall 2018)
  • LAWS 4075 Introduction to U.S. Law for Undergraduate Students (Summer 2018)
  • LAWS 5223 Legal Writing II (Spring 2018)
  • LAWS 6226 Advanced Legal Writing (Spring 2018)


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)