ALWD is a non-profit professional association of directors of legal reasoning, research, writing, analysis, and advocacy programs from law schools throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. ALWD has more than 300 members representing more than 150 law schools.

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2015 ALWD Conference Materials Available

You can find presentation materials from the 2015 ALWD Conference here.

Seeking Submissions for Vol. 13 of LC&R: JALWD

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD invites submission of articles for its Volume 13 (Fall 2016) issue. Volume 13 will include articles on the full range…

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ALWD/LWI Survey Revision Grant Available

The Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) and the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) are pleased to announce the 2015 ALWD/LWI Survey Revision Grant for teachers…

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2015 Blackwell Reception Honored Helene Shapo

ALWD and LWI honored the 2015 Blackwell Award recepient Helene Shapo at the annual AALS Conference in Washington, DC on January 2, 2015.  Congratulations!