Global Legal Writing Skills Committee
Legal Writing Institute
Program on Teaching International Law Students
Hosted by Michigan State University College of Law
The Global Legal Writing Skills Committee is organizing a yearlong program on teaching international law students. The program includes recorded presentations by law professors throughout the United States, and will also include live webinars featuring panels composed of the presenters from the recorded presentations. This page will be periodically updated with webinar dates and additional presentations.
These presentations may not be reproduced for any purpose unless the presenter grants explicit permission. If you have any questions, please contact GLWS Committee co-chairs Professor Sammy Mansour, Michigan State University College of Law, or Cara Cunningham Warren, Detroit Mercy School of Law.
- Teaching A Variety of Lawyering Skills Using A Single Transnational Civil Litigation Problem.
Patricia Montana, St. John's University School of Law
- The Power of Noticing in Teaching Legal Writing to LLMs.
Stephen Horowitz, Director of Legal English Programs, St. John's University School of Law
- Current Research in Contrastive Rhetoric: What Does it Mean for the Legal Writing Classroom?
Diane Kraft, Assistant Professor of Legal Research & Writing, University of Kentucky College of Law
- Adapting Classroom Techniques & Materials for International LL.M. Students — Password-Protected
Julie Ryan, Associate Professor of Legal Writing, Associate Director of LL.M. Legal Writing and Advocacy, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
- Integrated International Writing and Oral Presentation Assignment
Mary-Beth Moylan, Professor of Lawyering Skills, Director of Global Lawyering Skills, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law
- Beyond Contrastive Rhetoric: Helping International Graduate Students and Legal Professionals Use Cohesive Devices to Support Coherence in U.S. Legal Writing
Elizabeth Baldwin, Lecturer, University of Washington School of Law
- Understanding the Needs and Abilities of International Law Students
John B. Thornton, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
- Webinar recording: Teaching International Graduate Students at U.S. Law Schools
Featuring Elizabeth Baldwin, Mary-Beth Moylan, and Julie Ryan, and moderated by Sammy Mansour
- Webinar recording: Teaching International Graduate Students at U.S. Law Schools - Part 2
Featuring John Thornton and Hether Macfarlane, and moderated by Cara Cunningham Warren
- Survey of Specialized Texts for International LL.M. Students
Hether Macfarlane, Professor of Lawyering Skills, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law
- “Preparing International Students for U.S. Law Programs”
Eun Hee Han, Visiting Assistant Professor, Brooklyn Law School
- “Fourteen Tips for Teaching LRW to International Students”
Conrad Sturm, Director of Lawyering Skills Program & Assistant Professor of Law, Qatar University College of Law
- “Designing a Sustainable Model for an LL.M. Legal Writing Program”
Katrina June Lee, Director of LL.M. Legal Writing & Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
- Webinar recording: Teaching International Graduate Students at U.S. Law Schools - Part 3
Featuring Eun Hee Han, Katrina June Lee, and Conrad Sturm, and moderated by Sammy Mansour
To view password-protected presentations, please email Jennifer Markey. The subject line should read "GLWS password" and the body need only include your institutional affiliation and position.