Form and Substance: Standards for Promotion and Retention of Legal Writing Faculty on Clinical Tenure Track


This article compares standards for promotion and retention of legal writing faculty on a clinical tenure track. The article provides a brief history of legal writing professionals and examines specific employment criteria such as teaching, service, and scholarship. The article makes recommendations regarding those criteria based upon an assessment of institutional realities and the historical development of the profession.


Labor and Employment Law | Law and Gender | Legal Education | Legal Profession | Legal Writing and Research

Date of this Version

September 2006