John O. Sonsteng Bibliography

Professor of Law

Martin R. Lueck and Mallory K. Mullins Professorship in Advocacy

Books

Juvenile Law and Practice; Minnesota Practice Vol. 12, 4th ed. Eagan, MN.: Thomson Reuters, 2013- (updated annually). With R. Scott.

Trial: Advocacy Before Judges, Jurors and Arbitrators & Supplement, 4th ed. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, 2011. With R. Haydock.

The Effective Advocate Training Program: Arbitration Advocacy. Louisville, CO: National Institute for Trial Advocacy; Minneapolis, Minn.: Minnesota Continuing Legal Education; St. Paul, Minn.: William Mitchell College of Law, 2010. With R. Haydock. (DVD/CD-ROM set)

Trialbook, 3d ed. Louisville, Co.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2010. With R Haydock.

A Legal Education Renaissance: A Practical Approach for the Twenty-First Century: The History and Status of Legal Education. Lake Mary, FL: Vandeplas, 2008.  With D. Ward, et al.

Methods of Practice: Civil Advocacy; Minnesota Practice Vol. 5. Eagan, MN: Thomson/West, 2003-2006. With R. Haydock and P. Knapp.

Minnesota Rules of Evidence with Objections. Notre Dame, Ind.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1995. With A. Bocchino and D. Sonenshein.

Advocacy, 5 vols.: Planning to Win: Effective Preparation. Opening and Closing: How to Present a Case. Examining Witnesses: Direct, Cross, and Expert Examination. Evidence, Objections, and Exhibits. Jury Trials. St. Paul: West Publishing, 1994. With R. Haydock.

Trial: Theories, Tactics, Techniques. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1991. With R. Haydock.

California Civil Trialbook. St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co., 1990. With R. Haydock and R. Wharton.

Articles

Rate Law Professors: An Objective and Practical Method for Evaluating Teaching and Learning Tools in Law School Courses, (William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-14).
SSRN

The Unfulfilled Promise of Law Schools to Prepare Students for the Practice of Law: An Empirical Study Demonstrating the Effectiveness of General Law School Curriculum in Preparing Lawyers for the Practice of Law, 40 William Mitchell Law Review ["Sua Sponte" online issue] 17 (2014). With L. Lattner,
E. Parks, and D. Camarotto.
William Mitchell Law Review 

Effective Communication in Legal and Public Policy Hearings, 95:15 Eos (Transactions, American Geophysical Union) 125 (April 15, 2014).
With J. Hilbert and L. Thorstad.
Wiley Online Library

A Legal Education Renaissance: A Practical Approach for the Twenty-First Century, 34 William Mitchell Law Review 303 (2007). With D. Ward, et al.
Mitchell Open Access | SSRN

Survey: Mitchell Grads Perceive General Curriculum and Simulations Give Them Edge in Important Skills, 18:3 William Mitchell 20 (2001).

Attorney Satisfaction High in Minnesota, 57:1 Bench and Bar of Minnesota 31 (2000).
Westlaw

Minnesota Lawyers Evaluate Law Schools, Training and Job Satisfaction, 26 William Mitchell Law Review 327 (2000). With D. Camarotto.
Mitchell Open Access

Learning by Doing: Preparing Law Students for the Practice of Law: The Legal Practicum, 21 William Mitchell Law Review 111 (1995).
With R. Haydock, et al.
Mitchell Open Access | SSRN

The Privilege Against Compelled Self-Incrimination, 16 William Mitchell Law Review 249 (1990). With C. Moylan, Jr.
Mitchell Open Access | SSRN

Fourth Amendment Applicability, 16 William Mitchell Law Review 209 (1990). With C. Moylan, Jr.
Mitchell Open Access | SSRN

Constitutional Constraints on Proving “Whodunnit”? 16 William Mitchell Law Review 171 (1990). With C. Moylan, Jr.
Mitchell Open Access | SSRN

Court Trial Empirical Survey: Interview Responses from Trial Judges Explaining Their Experiences and Views Regarding the Trial of Non-Jury Cases, 11 William Mitchell Law Review 755 (1985). With R. Haydock.
Mitchell Open Access

Other Publications

Problems and Cases in Criminal Trial Advocacy, 2d ed. St. Paul, Minn.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1986. With R. Oliphant, et al.

Trial Advocacy Exercises. St. Paul, Minn.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1984. With R. Haydock and T. Strom.

Trial Exercise Problems and Cases. St. Paul, Minn.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1984. With R. Haydock.

Negotiations Videotape Manual. St. Paul, Minn.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1983. With R. Haydock.

Jury Selection. St. Paul, Minn.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1983. With R. Haydock.

Resource Manual for Teaching Trial Advocacy. St. Paul, Minn.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1982. With R. Haydock.

Deposition Manual for Demonstration Videotapes. St. Paul, Minn.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1980. With R. Haydock.

Trial Demonstration Videotape Manual. St. Paul, Minn.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1979. With R. Haydock.