Howard University

2014 Capital Area Legal Writing Conference Save-the-Date
and Call for Proposals

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Greetings from our nation’s Capital!

We are delighted to announce that the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law and Howard University School of Law will co-host the Fourth Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference on
Saturday, March 1, 2014.

The conference 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 workplace.

Registration:

This is a free conference, but you must register at: Fourth Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference Registration.

Location:

University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law
4340 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Building 52
5th Floor (Conference will be held of this floor)
Washington, D.C. 20008

Time:

8:00a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Travel:

The University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law and Howard University School of Law are located within a block of each other and approximately 30 minutes from Washington Reagan National Airport, and 50 minutes from Dulles International Airport and Baltimore Washington International Airport. If you are traveling by Metro, please use the Red line to Van Ness – UDC.

Parking:

Option 1
Howard University School of Law
(Parking is Free.
Walk 0.4 miles to UDC Law)
Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008

Option 2
Van Ness Campus Garage
You may park in the Van Ness Campus Garage which is subject to hourly rate charges. The first 30 minutes are complimentary and the rates thereafter are charged as follows:

Duration Daily Rate
0-30 Minutes Free
30 Minutes-1 Hour $5.00
1-3 Hours $8.00
3-6 Hours $12.00
6-24 Hours $20.00
Lost Ticket Rate $20.00

Daily Visitor Automation Information:

    1. Drive into the Van Ness Parking Garage from Van Ness St. ONLY and collect a ticket at the entrance.

    2. Keep ticket in possession after park your car

    3. When you wish to exit the garage, go to a Pay Station at either the Plaza Deck Elevator Lobby on the Breezeway OR the B level garage near the Auditorium.

    4. Insert ticket into the Pay Station and pay the displayed amount. (Credit/Debit cards and Cash are accepted).


For more information, visit our website at http://www.udc.edu/parking/guestvisitor_parking.
For our Campus Map, go to https://www.udc.edu/about_udc/campus_map.



Sincerely,
Sha-Shana Crichton, Cris Houston, and Vanita Saleema Snow











updated: February 25, 2014