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Research, Writing and What Else? Expanding the Legal Writing Classroom

Friday, December 8, 2017

9:15 AM-3:15 PM

The Kline School of Law will host a one-day workshop on behalf of the Legal Writing Institute, an organization that promotes best practices in teaching legal writing. 
Professors from law schools around the region will attend and discuss an array of topics in teaching legal writing.

·         Professors Felicia Lin & Cecilia Silver of Penn Law School

“Decisions, Decisions: Incorporating Counseling Skills into the 1st-Year Curriculum”

·         Professor Mary Ann Robinson of Villanova Charles Widger School of Law

“Conducting Client Interviews in the Classroom”

·         Professors Deborah Gordon, Emily Zimmerman & Clare Coleman of the Kline School of Law

“Try Negotiating? Incorporating Instruction on Litigation-Avoiding Strategies in the 1st-Year Curriculum”

·         Professor Amy Stein of Hofstra Law School

“Flip It” Best Practices for Flipping the Classroom Effectively”

·         Professor Susan Greene of Brooklyn Law School

“Rapid Research in the Age of Google and Twitter: Why Students Need to Slow Down and How We Can Help Them”

·         Professors Sarah Pierce & Jessica Pollock Simon of Penn Law School

“So You (Might) Want to be a Transactional Lawyer?”

·         Professor Lou Sirico of Villanova Charles Widger School of Law

“Horror Stories in Legal Drafting: Developing Materials to Introduce Transactional Lawyering Skills”

·         Professor Carol Mallory of Northeastern Law School

“Lawyering for Social Justice: Examining Northeastern’s Legal Skills in Social Context Curriculum”

·         Professor Diane Edelman of Villanova School of Law

“Bringing the ‘Real World’ to Class: Making Effective Use of Practitioners as Guest Speakers”

·         Professor Kandice Horsey  of Cumberland School of Law

“Incorporating Professionalism, Ethics and the Duties of Lawyering During the First Year”

·         Professor Mariah Ford of Penn Law School

“Using Labs to Expand Students’ Exposure to Resources and Research Skills”

·         Professor Tracey Coan of Wake Forest School of Law

“Using Legal Writing Tools to Help Low-Performing Students Improve”


Contact Information

Terry Seligmann
215 571 4718

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