Wake Forest Law hosts Legal Writing Institute one-day workshop, Friday, Dec. 9

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Wake Forest University School of Law

Wake Forest Law is hosting a Legal Writing Institute one-day workshop, “From Orientation to Graduation: Weaving Legal Research, Analysis, & Writing Throughout the Curriculum,” on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.  In attendance will be students and faculty from seven law schools.

Professor Laura Graham, assistant director of the law school’s Legal Analysis, Writing, & Research (LAWR) program, organized the event.  After breakfast sponsored by Carolina Academic Press, other LAWR faculty members will moderate roundtable discussion at 11:40 a.m, choosing the discussion topics.

Other features of the event include the following presentations: “When the Rubric Meets the Road: Measuring Legal Analysis, Research, & Writing Competencies Across the Curriculum,” by Janis Kirkland, Marie Hamm and Kimberly Van Essendelft of Regent Law; “Collaborating with our Academic Success Colleagues to Improve Students’ Legal Writing,” by Tom Patrick of West Virginia Law; and “The Tie that Binds: Using a Skills Assessment to Tie Casebook Courses and Experiential Courses together,” by Wanda Temm of Missouri-Kansas City Law.

The workshop will end with Professor Russell Gold‘s “Developing a Simulation-Based Upper Level Writing Course.”

Registration for the workshop is still open and can be completed upon arrival.  Payment can be made by check to LWI.