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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Melissa Weresh 2017 Blackwell Award Recipient

Melissa Weresh is a Professor of Law at Drake University Law School and one of the brightest stars in the legal writing field. Professor Weresh…

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Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JAWLD Issues Call for Articles for Vol. 14

        Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD has issued a call for articles for its Volume 14 (Fall 2017) issue.  The deadline for submissions is…

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2015 ALWD Conference Materials Available

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

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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