Sarah Morath is an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing at The University of Akron
School of Law. Before joining Akron Law in 2010, Professor Morath worked as a Judicial
Law Clerk to The Honorable John A. Woodcock, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the
District of Maine. In addition, she also clerked for The Honorable Andrew M. Mead of the
Maine Supreme Judicial Court and for five Superior Court Justices of the Maine Superior
Judicial Court. Professor Morath received her B.A. from Vassar College, where she was
inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, her Masters of Environmental Studies from Yale University
and her J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law. She has a published article in
the 2008 edition of the Public Land and Resources Law Review entitled “The Endangered
Species Act: A New Avenue for Climate Change Litigation?” Professor Morath is a member of
the Ohio State Bar Association. 

Articles

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The Farmer In Chief: Obama's Local Food Legacy, Oregon L. Rev. (2014)

As criticism over America’s food policy has grown, many scholars have offered suggestions for reform....

 

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From Awkward Law Student to Articulate Attorney: Teaching the Oral Research Report, The Second Draft (2013)

Busy attorneys want results quickly and in a clear and organized manner. Many prefer associates...

 

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The Joy of Collaboration: Reflections on Teaching with Others (with Elizabeth A. Shaver and Richard Strong), The Law Teacher (2013)

Three legal writing professors who have worked collaboratively for several years describe why their experience...

 

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A Mild Winter: The Status of Environmental Preliminary Injunctions, Seattle U. L. Rev (2013)

Since enactment of environmental legislation in the 1970s, the preliminary injunction standard articulated by the...

 

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It's Not All Statistics: Demystifying Empirical Research, The Second Draft (2013)

Although Oliver Wendell Holmes was touting the merits of empirical research over one hundred years...

 

Unpublished Papers

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Judicial Campaign Financing: An Ever Present Threat to Judicial Independence, ExpressO (2009)

The different processes by which state judges are selected is an increasingly popular topic for...