Professors Jean Sbarge
and Mary Ann Robinson
were among the presenters at the Capital Area Legal Writing Conference held on February 25-26, 2011, at George Washington School of Law in Washington, DC. There were approximately 120 registrants for the conference from law schools all over the country, including Widener Visiting Professors Rebecca Scalio
and Jennifer Lear
Professors Sbarge and Robinson spoke about “Teaching Professionalism in the Legal Writing Classroom and Beyond.” Professor Lear also presented her article, "Plain English for Legal Writing Professors - Creating Legal Writers Through 6-Trait Instruction and
Assessment," for which she received a grant from the Legal Writing Institute, the Association of Legal Writing Directors, and Lexis-Nexis last summer.