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Friday, February 27, 2015

Professors Linda Edwards, Terrill Pollman to Speak at Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference

Linda Edwards is the E.L. Cord Foundation Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law. 

Terrill Pollman is a professor of law at the Boyd School of Law.

Professors Edwards and Pollman will attend the 15th Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference March 6-7.

Professor Edwards will present her paper, titled “Lawyering, Bad Facts, and Furman’s High-Stakes Dilemma."

Professor Pollman will speak on the topic of “Sticky Ideas” and address persuasion techniques writing professors might use.

The conference, which was hosted by Boyd last year, will be held at the University of New Mexico School of Law this year and focus on the theme “Revisiting the Standard 1L Curriculum.”

Professor Edwards is a national leader in the field of legal writing, having been awarded the 2009 Thomas Blackwell Award for her lifetime achievements in and contributions to the field. 

A founding faculty member, Professor Pollman teaches in the areas of Lawyering Process, Persuasion, Negotiation, and Leadership and Law. Her scholarship focuses on legal writing, pedagogy and rhetoric.