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Annual Conference of the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers

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Friday, Oct 11, 2019
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Boston College Law School, East Wing, Classroom 100Map Location
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On Friday, October 11, 2019, Boston College Law School will host the Annual Conference of the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers (NECLWT). NECLWT is the regional organization for legal writing faculty. Legal writing professors and research librarians will join together for conversations related to the work they do.

Schedule

8:45 am: Breakfast
East Wing, Corridor 120

9:15-9:30 am: Welcome Address from the Dean
East Wing, Classroom 100

9:30-10:20 am: Session I

  • Writing for the Digital Reader: Intersection of Best Practices, Visual Design, and Technology (Presenter: Joe Rosenberg, CUNY School of Law
    East Wing, Classroom 100
     
  • Building Community in the Legal Writing Classroom (Presenter: Jessica Hynes, Quinnipiac University School of Law,
    East Wing, Classroom 115 B

10:30-11:20 am: Session II

  • Bursting the Bubble: Building Cultural Competency in the Skills Classroom (Presenters: Elizabeth Bloom & Stevie Leahy, Northeastern University School of Law
    East Wing, Classroom 100
     

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Law Students (Presenters: Nina Farber, Northeastern University School of Law, & Filippa Marullo Anzalone, Boston College Law School
East Wing, Classroom 115 B

​​​​​​11:20 - 11:30 Break

11:30-12:20 pm: Discussion Groups
Group 1 - East Wing, Classroom 100
Group 2 - East Wing, Classroom 115 B
 
12:20-1:00 pm: Lunch
Stuart House, Faculty Lounge, 414
1:00-1:30 pm: Lexis Presentation
Stuart House, Faculty Lounge, 414

1:40-2:10 pm: Session III

  • Come Together": Successful Collaborations between LRW, the Community, and Student Organizations (Presenters: Heather Baxter and Olympia Duhart, Nova Southeastern University College of Law
    East Wing, Classroom 100
     
  • Teaching Legal Writing in Easy-to-Digest Bites (Presenter: Kim Peterson, University of Wisconsin Law School,
    East Wing, Classroom 120

2:20-2:50 pm: Session IV

  • Grammar Can Be Fun: Increasing Student Interest in Applying the Grammatical Rules (Presenter: Gina Nerger, The University of Tulsa College of Law,
    East Wing, Classroom 100
     
  • Creating More Opportunities for Formative Assessment in the First Semester (Presenters: Angie Arey & Sara Wolff, University of Maine Law School,
    East Wing, Classroom 120

3:00-3:20 pm: Break

3:30-4:00 pm: Session V

  • Source Discovery: Teaching Legal Research for the 21st Century (Presenter: Elizabeth Sherowski, Mercer University School of Law 
    East Wing, Classroom 100
     
  • Document Accessibility Boot Camp: How to Do It and How to Teach It (Presenter: Joshua Aaron Jones, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
    East Wing, Classroom 120

4:00 pm: Closing 

  • Refreshments
    East Wing, Classroom 100
  • Planning Sessions for Next Year
    East Wing, Classroom 120

We have negotiated a special rate for a limited number of rooms at the AC Marriott Cleveland Circle hotel.  Please reserve the room before October 1st.   Reserve your room now.

More Information: Contact Professor Jeff Cohen

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