Document Type


Publication Title

AALS Newsletter of the Section of Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research

Publication Date

Spring 2015


In the 15 years I have taught legal Writing I have conducted well over 1,000 student conferences. While that is an enormous quantity of conferences, I want to ensure that the quality is also substantial. It is vital to find ways to assess that what the student and I are discussing is actually having a positive impact on their writing in the future, not just on the next paper.