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Scribes—The American Society of Legal Writers Announces Southwestern Law School as New Headquarters
SOUTHWESTERN LAW SCHOOL IN LOS ANGELES ANNOUNCED AS NEW HEADQUARTERS FOR SCRIBES—THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LEGAL WRITERS Los Angeles, CA – March 20, 2023 – Scribes—The American Society of Legal Writers, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting legal writing and excellence in legal scholarship, has selected Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles to serve as its new Headquarters.
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Inaugural Scribes Fellows Program - Application Deadline Extended to April 21, 2023
Later this month, Scribes plans to launch a Canvas site to provide outstanding content about legal writing to its members, law-review editors, and other interested individuals. To accelerate content development and showcase talent from various parts of the legal profession, the Scribes Board has created the Inaugural Scribes Fellows Program to attract attorneys, judges, academics, and librarians willing to produce original, engaging content related to legal writing. For the inaugural year, which will run from June 2023 through May 2024, Scribes will select up to three Fellows.  For more information on compensation and the application process, please click here to read more.
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