Tracy L. McGaugh Norton is a leader in the fields of legal writing and legal
education, both nationally and internationally. She is best known for her research and
presentations on cross-generational competence in legal education and the legal
profession. A longtime member of the Legal Writing Institute, Dean McGaugh Norton is
serving her second four-year term on its Board of Directors. Among her contributions to
the field of legal writing are her Interactive Citation Workbook (with co-author,
Professor Christine Hurt) and accompanying online Workstation, which have revolutionized
the teaching of legal citation and been adopted by approximately 80 law schools. Since
2005, Dean McGaugh Norton has been actively involved in post-Katrina relief efforts and
teaches one of the few law school courses on Recovery from Disaster. In addition to her
work in American legal education, she has helped Bahcesehir University in Istanbul,
Turkey, start the first-ever legal writing program in Turkey. She planned her second
international legal education conference in Turkey (both Istanbul and Ankara) for Summer
2010. She began her teaching career in 1997 at Texas Tech University School of Law, where
she taught from 1997-2001. In 2001, she joined the faculty at South Texas College of Law.
Prior to teaching, Dean McGaugh Norton practiced criminal law in Texas. 

Articles

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Pedagogic Techniques: Using Collaborative Writing Technology to Teach Contract Drafting, Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law (2009)
 

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Generation X in Law School: The Dying of the Light or The Dawn of a New Day, 9 Legal Writing J. Legal Writing Inst. 119 (2003)
 

Books

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Interactive Citation Workbook for ALWD Citation Manual (with Christine Hurt), LexisNexis (2010)
 

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Interactive Citation Workbook for the Bluebook (with Christine Hurt), LexisNexis (2010)