The Teaching Bank is an online resource center. It includes writing problems and exercises, syllabi, grading rubrics, teaching ideas, and other materials. Access to the Teaching Bank is professional teachers of legal writing.
LWI has nearly 3,000 members. Members represent all ABA-accredited law schools in the United States as well as law schools in other countries. LWI members also come from undergraduate schools and universities, the practicing bar and the judiciary, and independent research-and-consulting organizations. Anyone who is interested in legal writing or the teaching of legal writing may join LWI.Learn More
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To further its mission of advancing legal communication, LWI provides resources for scholars in the field, practitioners, and those who teach (or are interested in teaching) legal writing. Looking for fun legal writing-related gifts? Check out The Legal Writing Store at CafePress!
LWI provides support for all teachers of legal writing and is committed to a policy of full citizenship for all law faculty.
Current professional teachers of legal writing can access LWI’s collection of assignments, teaching rubrics, and other instruction-related materials.Read More
Current professional teachers of legal writing can access LWI’s collection of assignments, teaching rubrics, and other instruction-related materials.
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LWI fosters a community of scholars who are engaged in studying the theory and practice of professional legal communication.
LWI established the Journal of Legal Writing to provide a forum and showcase for the developing discipline of legal writing. The peer-reviewed journal annually publishes scholarly articles about the theory, substance, and pedagogy of legal writing.Read More
LWI has collected this set of practice-related legal writing materials for lawyers and judges engaged in professional legal communication.
This developing bibliography includes short articles written by LWI members for attorneys engaged in the practice of law.Read More
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