Our legal writing curriculum reflects the Law School's strong commitment to helping every student learn essential lawyering skills. The Legal Research and Writing Program offers courses in legal research, analysis, and writing for students at all levels.
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News & Announcements
- The finalists in the Spring 2019 Best Brief Competition are Michael Doering, Camilo Mesa, Olivia Schwartz, and Josi Wergin. The Best Brief Competition is an annual event that recognizes outstanding legal writing by first-year law students. (See the Writing Competitions page for more information about the competition.)
- Professor Sarah Hadjimarkos spoke at the Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference in March 2019 on the topic "Finding Deeper Meaning: Guiding Students to Look Past What Courts Say and Extract What They Mean."
- Professor Ursula Weigold began her duties as Associate Dean for Experiential Learning at the law school in January 2019.
- Professors Sarah Hadjimarkos and Trina Tinglum spoke at Chapman University School of Law in California on "Maintaining Empathy While Keeping Students Accountable" in November 2018.
- Professor Andrew Turner spoke at Ave Maria School of Law on "Elevating Your Program to the Next Level" in December 2018 and presented his paper "Let's Not Be Creative: Rigid IRAC and the Hidden Power of Formalistic Legal Writing" at the LWRR Section's Newer Scholars Showcase at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans in January 2019.
More LR&W Faculty News here.