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Editor: Myanna Dellinger
University of South Dakota School of Law

Friday, April 1, 2005

Northwestern to host drafting conference

Teaching students how to draft contracts will be the subject of what appears to be an excellent upcoming conference at Northwestern University on July 20-21.  It's called, aptly enough, Teaching Contract Drafting.  Among the topics:

* Why Today's Law Schools Should Teach Contract Drafting
* How Contract Concepts and the Business Deal Affect Contract Drafting
* Essential Guidelines for Competent Drafting
* Stand-Alone Drafting Courses
* Merging Drafting Instruction into Substantive Courses
* Teaching Methods and Practical Advice

What's interesting about the conference is that it's bringing together contracts teachers with legal writing and clinical people for what what looks to be a fruitful discussion.  Information is available at the conference's web site.  A PDF of the brochure is here.

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