Register for the 2024 LWI Biennial Conference!

The conference will take place at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, Indiana, from July 17-20, 2024.


Sirico Scholars’ Workshop

The Governing Board of the Sirico Scholars’ Workshop is pleased to announce the 2024 Sirico Scholars’ Workshop in Indianapolis, July 13-16, 2024. To apply for a spot in this outstanding program, please fill out the application by March 15, 2024. We will notify participants in early April. 

10th Biennial Applied Legal Storytelling Conference

Mark your calendars now and stay tuned for more details on registration, accommodations, and programming. We look forward to seeing you in Ann Arbor!

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