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Conference Schedule

Schedule for 2013 Central States Legal Writing Conference

Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference
September 27-28, 2013 | #centralstates13

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Registration opens at 2 p.m. on the lower level of the University of Kansas School of Law.

3:00 - 3:20 Opening Session, Room 203
 
Time Room 203 Room 107 Room 127
Session I
3:30 - 3:55
Beyond Traditional Persuasion: Teaching Students to Use the Tactics of Influence
Anne Mullins
University of North Dakota School of Law
Live Feedback on Memoranda & Briefs: Why it Works and How to Do it Without Going Insane
Betsy Six
University of Kansas School of Law
Bloomberg Presentation
Noelle Petruzellimarino;
Valerie Carullo
Session II
4:00 - 4:25
Mind the Gap: Preparing Students to Navigate the Transition From the Classroom to the Workplace
Aylon Schulte;
Shannon Moritz
University of Illinois College of Law
Planting the Seed – Showing the Doctrinal Faculty How Easy (And Effective) It Is to Incorporate Legal Writing and Academic Achievement Into Their Courses
Mary Nagel;
Jamie Kleppetsch
The John Marshall Law School
Introducing the Millennial Generation to the Legal Profession By Incorporating Professionalism Into Legal Research and Writing Courses
Aaron M. House
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
 
4:25 - 4:35 Break (Snacks, Lower Level, University of Kansas School of Law)
 
Time Room 203 Room 107 Room 127
Session III
4:35 - 5:00
Stress and Cognition: The Neuroscience of Stress, Memory & Learning
Debra Austin
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Creating Context and Contacts with Email Memos
Melody Daily
University of Missouri School of Law
Lexis/Nexis Presentation: Supplement Your Research Lessons with New and Modern Teaching Tools
Angela Dunn
Lexis/Nexis Account Executive
 
5:30 - 7:30 Reception and Dinner at Eldridge Hotel, 701 Massachusetts
Sponsored by the University of Kansas School of Law

 

Saturday, September 28, 2013

8:00 Breakfast, lower level, University of Kansas School of Law
 
8:30 - 9:20 Room 203 - Plenary - Daniel Bernstein
KU Center for Teaching Excellence
 
Time Room 203 Room 107 Room 127
Session IV
9:30 - 10:15
Making Sausage: Politics in the ABA Self-Study Process
Suzanne Rowe
University of Oregon
Carol Parker
University of Tennessee
Meaning, Context and Text: Using Legislative and Regulatory History in Legal Writing and Analysis
Mark DeForrest
Gonzaga University School of Law
Bridge to the Clinic: Introducing Family and Juvenile Law to Legal Writing Students in the First Year of Law School
Katrina Lee;
Kimberly Jordan
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
 
10:15 - 10:30 Break (Snacks, Lower Level, UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW)
 
Time Room 203 Room 107 Room 127
Session V
10:30 - 10:55
Putting Storytelling Into Practice: Narrativity in Five Sections of a Brief
Michael D. Murray
Valparaiso University Law School
How to Use a Flipped Classroom to Teach Legal Writing
Robert Anderson
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Using the Memo to Assess Mediation
Brad Desnoyer
University of Missouri-Columbia
Session VI
11:00 - 11:25
Use Haiku in Class: Teach Them Legal Writing Skills in a Fun, New Way
Maureen Collins
The John Marshall Law School
Incorporating Simulations into the Legal Writing Curriculum to Encourage Active Learning and to Make Real World Connections
Candace Centeno
Villanova University School of Law
Hitting the “Send” Button: Translating the Traditional Long-Form Memorandum into an Informal E-mail Memorandum
Jim Dimitri
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Session VII
11:30 - 11:55
Using Literary Classics to Teach Students How to Write a Fact Statement
Sha-Shana Crichton
Howard University School of Law
Lessons from Simulation Courses: Providing Effective Feedback in Real Time
Joyce Rosenberg;
Chelsi Hayden
University of Kansas School of Law
Legal Analysis, Research & Writing and TheSmokingGun.com: A First-Year Legal Writing Professor's Experience Bringing Real-World Examples Into The Classroom
Lisa A. Rich
Texas Wesleyan University
 
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Provided by Bloomberg Law & Westlaw)
Lower Level, University of Kansas School of Law)
12:15 - Option to tour Booth Family Hall of Athletics
or the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics
 
Time Room 203 Room 107 Room 127
Session VIII
1:00 - 1:45
Experiment Away! Cross-Curricular Professional Skills Training in the First Year
Judith Popper;
Wanda Temm
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
Cutting the Apron Strings and Pushing the Baby Bird from the Nest: How Parenting Philosophies Support a Pedagogically Sound Sequence of Developmental Exercises and Structured Assignments
Nancy Soonpaa
Texas Tech University School of Law
Critiquing our Critiques: Best Practices in Legal Writing Grading
Susan Smith Bakhshian
Loyola Law School-Los Angeles
Susan Bay;
Alison Julien
Marquette University
Deborah B. McGregor;
Joel M. Schumm
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Session IX
1:50 - 2:15
Practice-Ready: Preparing Students to Research in the 21st Century
Anthony Niedwiecki
The John Marshall Law School
Teaching Rule Synthesis with Real Cases
Paul Figley
American University Washington College of Law
Spans Sessions IX - X (45 minutes)
Curricular Integration and Cat Herding

Tonya Kowalski;
Andrea Boyack
Washburn University School of Law
Session X
2:20 - 2:45
Peer to Peer Learning: Encouraging It in Advanced Writing Courses
Allison Martin
IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law
A Cross-Curricular Approach To Case Synthesis Using Anchors
Jill Barton
University of Miami School of Law
Continued from Session IX
 
2:45 - 3:00 Break (Snacks provided by LexisNexis)
Lower Level, UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW
 
Time Room 203 Room 107 Room 127
Session XI
3:00 - 3:25
Integrating Google Docs Into Your Curriculum
Michael Oeser
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Creating Practice Ready Students Through Post-Conferencing
Mary Ann Becker
DePaul University College of Law
Teaching Legislative Drafting Principles in 1L Legal Writing Courses
Rebecca Blemberg
Marquette Law School
Session XII
3:30 - 3:55
Reversing the "Upper-Class Slide" in Legal Writing
Sue Provenzano
Northwestern University School of Law
Students at the Front of the Classroom
Emily Grant
Washburn University School of Law
Incorporating More Lawyering Skills in the LRW Classroom
Chelsi Hayden
University of Kansas School of Law
Session XIII
4:00 - 4:50
TEACHING TAKE-AWAYS
Multiple short presentations on teaching ideas you can immediately implement in your classroom
TEACHING TAKE-AWAYS
Multiple short presentations on teaching ideas you can immediately implement in your classroom
 
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