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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Latest ALWD News

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!

2014 LWI/ALWD Survey Available

The annual legal writing survey is available now.  Get your copy here.

Order the ALWD Guide to Legal Citation NOW!

The ALWD Manual is new and improved, and it has a new name: The ALWD Guide to Legal Citation. You can order your copy direct…

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