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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2014 LWI/ALWD Survey Available

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

Submit a Proposal for 2015 ALWD Conference

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2105 ALWD Conference in Memphis is November 14, 2014.  For more information, visit the conference webpage.

LC&R: JALWD– Deadline for Article Submissions is September 1st

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD invites submission of articles for its Volume 12 (Fall 2015) issue. Volume 12 will include articles on the full range of topics…

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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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