Prof. Levine receives national award for achievement in field of legal writing
The Association of Legal Writing Directors and the Legal Writing Institute have named Professor Jan Levine as recipient of the Thomas F. Blackwell Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in the field of legal writing. The award is given annually to the person demonstrating exceptional ability to nurture and motivate students to excellence and an ability to create and integrate new ideas for teaching legal writing. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profiled Levine.
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