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
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
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