The Legal Writing Institute (LWI), the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD), and LexisNexis are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Legal Writing Scholarship Grants for teachers of legal research and writing.
Marissa Meredith (Duquesne), Reframing Persuasion Pedagogy to Create Social Engineers
Dr. Almas Khan (Georgetown), Judicial Activism and Legal Education in the Black Lives Matter Era
Michael Blasie (Penn State Dickinson), From Nice to Necessary: The Effects of Legal Writing Laws
Join us on September 24-25, 2021 for this symposium sponsored by the Legal Writing Institute and the Journal of the Legal Writing Institute and hosted by Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.
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The Legal Writing Institute (LWI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving legal communication. We believe that effective legal communication is critical to the wellbeing of society, the judicial system, and the legal profession.
Each year, ALWD and LWI jointly sponsor a national survey of legal writing programs. The survey collects data on program design, curriculum, salary, workload, and status issues. Almost all law schools in the U.S. participate in these surveys.
Conference Theme: The future of legal education has arrived
Hosted by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law (may be
We look forward to seeing you in Washington D.C. in 2022.
LWI is sponsoring a new scholarship workshop, modeled after workshops held in other disciplines. Each Peer Scholarship Exchange (“PSX”) will bring together