Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The latest issue of the Legal Writing journal is out

  Volume 18 of Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute is out!  In the leadJLW 9-13
article, Hitting the Wall as a Legal Writer, Elizabeth Fajans presents ways to elevate students’ writing from “good” to “excellent.” Practical suggestions for team learning appear in Sophie Sparrow and Margaret Sova McCabe’s article Team-Based Learning in Law. Check the full issue for these additional articles:

             David Herring & Collin Lynch, Teaching Skills of Legal Analysis: Does the Emperor Have Any Clothes?

            Mark Yates, Text is Still a Noun: Preserving Linear Text-Based Literacy in an E-Literate World

            Mary Dunnewold & Mary Trevor, Escaping the Appellate Litigation Straightjacket: Incorporating an Alternative Dispute Resolution Simulation into a First-Year Legal Writing Class

            Amanda Smith, Preparing for Practice from Behind the Bench: Opinion Writing as the “Heart and Soul” of the First Semester of Legal Writing

            Heidi K. Brown, The“Silent but Gifted” Law Student: Transforming Anxious Public Speakers into Well-Rounded Advocates

            Samantha A. Moppett, Think It, Draft It, Post It: Creating Legal Poster Presentations



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