Third Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference

March 1-2, 2013
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20016
Room 6th floor Student Lounges

American University Washington College of Law will host the Third Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference on March 1-2, 2013. The event will include presentations on a broad range of topics, including theories of legal writing pedagogy, teaching and evaluative techniques, developments in legal research and writing scholarship, the use of technology in the classroom, the interrelationship between legal writing and other substantive areas of law, and the future of our profession given changes in the legal academy and the 21st Century workplace.

Presented by Legal Rhetoric


A room block has been reserved at The Courtyard by Marriott Chevy Chase, 5520 Wisconsin Avenue | Chevy Chase, MD 20815.

Please click on the following link for the Courtyard Marriott Chevy Chase reservation page with the group dates and negotiated rate code already entered in the appropriate field. Guests just need to click on Find and they can quickly and easily make their room reservations.

The default room type that comes up is a King Bedded room; however, if a room with 2 Queen beds is needed, just change the "a" at end of the group code to a "b". The special group rate expires on January 28, 2013. . PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE STILL A FEW ROOMS AVAILABLE AT THE ORIGINAL RATE BUT SPACE IS LIMITED

Please also note the group rate does not include breakfast or parking. Parking is $15 each night for overnight guests

If guests wish to arrive earlier or stay later than the contracted group dates, they would need to contact the hotel directly to request availability and rates; the group rate is not guaranteed outside of the contracted block dates.










WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff - no charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)

For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or

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