2018 Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop Presentation Repository

November 30, 2018

This site collects photos and presentation materials from the LWI One-Day Workshop held at Oregon Law on November 30, 2018.  The theme was “Teaching Scholars,” exploring how scholarship informs our teaching, how we teach students to write scholarship, and how we enhance our own scholarship.

Many photos are from the presentation of the Mary Lawrence Award to Professor Kathleen Vinson.  Professor Kim Holst (LWI President-Elect) and Professor Charles Calleros made the presentation. 

2018 One-Day Workshop Program


Presentations and Notes

This portion of the site contains PowerPoint presentations and handouts prepared by some presenters.  It also includes notes prepared by Oregon Law students to summarize the content of presentations, making these ideas more widely available.

Teaching Students to Think Deeply About Cross-Cultural Competency, Cindy Thomas Archer

Developing Academic Thesis Statements by Component, Elizabeth R. Baldwin

Peer Critiques, Presentations, And Group Work in Scholarly Writing Class, Robin Boyle

What Law Students Really Want to Talk About: Literature That Informs on How to Be A Law Student,  Jennifer Babcock

The Often-Unanticipated Magic of Scholarly Writing, Karin Mika

Partners in Hein: Cultivating Legal Scholars, Deborah L. Borman, Elizabeth Ruiz Frost, LeighAnne Thompson, Hadley Van Vactor

Scholarship is Not a Four-Letter Word, Chris Coughlin

The Amazing Past, Present, and Future of Legal Writing: Creativity and Empirical Scholarship, Rebekah Hanley & Lance Long

Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Legal Writing Scholarship, J. Christopher Rideout

“Creating” Scholars, Samantha A. Moppett

Smashing Silos, Building Bridges: Doing and Teaching Scholarship Outside Disciplinary Boxes, Stephen Paskey

Teaching Legal Research in a Collaborative Learning Environment, Megan Austin

The Impact of Analytics: Teaching Powerful Legal Research, Megan McCombs Hays

Picking Up the Mantle: Junior Faculty’s Role in Elevating the Discipline, Leslie Culver


Thank you to the 2018 LWI One-Day Workshop Committee for coordinating successful workshops across the country:

Laura Graham (co-chair), Wake Forest
Meredith Stange (co-chair), Northern Illinois
Wendy-Adele Humphrey, Texas Tech
Hilary Reed, Houston
Carolyn Williams, Arizona