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ALWD Scholars' Forum

ALWD Scholars' Forum at the 2013 Central States Legal Writing Conference

In conjunction with the Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference
September 27, 2013 | #centralstates13

The University of Kansas will host an ALWD Scholars’ Forum on Friday, September 27, 2013, in connection with the Central States Legal Writing Conference. This is a terrific opportunity to present and discuss an idea you are currently considering turning into an article, receive critiques on an article you are currently drafting, or have a draft paper peer reviewed. We are thrilled that Suzanne Rowe of the University of Oregon will be facilitating the forum. 

Participants will work in small groups and receive input and feedback from their peers on their scholarship project or draft. Participants will be asked to submit a one-page summary of their scholarship idea, portions of their draft or work-in-progress, or their draft paper (depending on the feedback desired), about three weeks before the forum.

The forum will begin at noon, before the Central States Legal Writing Conference begins, and lunch will be served. There is no registration fee, as costs are covered by an ALWD grant. 

To apply for the forum, please submit the following information as soon as possible:

  1. your name, title, law school affiliation and contact information;
  2. the topic of your scholarly legal writing project; and
  3. a description of where you are in the process, i.e., do you have an outline, a partial first draft, a full first draft? 

Please send submissions and any questions about the forum to Pam Keller, pkeller@ku.edu. Put “SCHOLARS’ FORUM” in the subject line of your email. The forum is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and participation is limited. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact any member of the KU Law Lawyering Skills Program:

Pam Keller | pkeller@ku.edu
Betsy Six | bsix@ku.edu
Joyce Rosenberg | jrose@ku.edu
Chelsi Hayden | chelsihayden@ku.edu

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