Monday, February 5, 2007
Mark your calendars for the 2007 Lone Star LRW Conference, scheduled for Thursday and Friday, May 31 and June 1, at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth. Conference organizers are seeking additional proposals to fill one 75-minute concurrent presentation and one 75-minute plenary presentation, and they welcome proposals for team presentations. Send proposals to Wayne Schiess by March 1, 2007.
Speakers already on the program include Gail S. Stephenson and Linda C. Fowler from Southern University Law Center: Keeping It Real: Developing a Culturally and Personally Relevant Legal Writing Curriculum; Kirsten Dauphinais from University of North Dakota School of Law: Teaching Policy for Fun and Profit; Mark Burge from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law: Teaching Statutory Construction in an Age of Outsourcing: Are our Students Ready to Play Judge Yet?; Wayne Schiess from University of Texas School of Law: Can We Improve Texas Jury Instructions? My Report on the Texas Pattern Jury Charges Plain-Language Task Force.