Apr 18, 2016
Welcome back! Today we are discussing the Law Review write-on
competition and why you should (or shouldn't) participate. We've
also got tips for success, should you decide you want to do it.
In this episode we discuss:
- The variety of "law reviews" of different types
- Who has to do the writing competition, typically
- Alison and Lee share their law review experiences
- Why you may want to do law review and why it can be important
for your career (and why you might not want to!)
- The basics of the writing competition
- How to prepare for the writing competition
- Why you need a Bluebook (and need to be familiar with it)
- Why citations make a difference
- What the graders are looking for, and how you can make them
- What you should do when you get your law review writing
- The importance of backing up your work
- How to handle the diversity essay
Thanks for listening!
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always reach us via the contact form on the Law
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Enjoy! And best of luck with the writing competition.
Alison & Lee