Scribes after More than 50 Years - A History

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 12, 2008-2009

24 Pages Posted: 9 Mar 2010 Last revised: 12 Dec 2015

See all articles by Thomas McKnight Steele (deceased)

Thomas McKnight Steele (deceased)

Wake Forest University, School of Law

Norman Otto Stockmeyer

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

Abstract

Scribes, also known as The American Society of Legal Writers, is the oldest organization in America dedicated to encouraging and recognizing excellence in legal writing. This article traces the society's 50 year history and highlights its activities. They include sponsoring awards, publishing a journal and newsletter, and conducting legal writing programs. Appendixes list the recipients of the society's Book, Brief-Writing, and Law-Review Awards.

Keywords: legal writing, legal history, legal writing awards

Suggested Citation

Steele (deceased), Thomas McKnight and Stockmeyer, Norman Otto, Scribes after More than 50 Years - A History. Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 12, 2008-2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1567107

Thomas McKnight Steele (deceased)

Wake Forest University, School of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 7206
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
United States
336-758-5440 (Phone)
336-758-4496 (Fax)

Norman Otto Stockmeyer (Contact Author)

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School ( email )

1352 Hickory Island Drive
Haslett, MI 48840
United States
517-339-2246 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.cooley.edu/faculty/norman-stockmeyer

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