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Scholarly writing for law students : seminar papers, law review notes, and law review competition papers

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  • Creator by Elizabeth Fajans, Mary R. Falk
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication 4th ed. St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, ©2011.
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9780314207203, 0314207201
  • OCLC ocn672203192


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction: scholarly writing in law school -- Inspiration: choosing a topic and developing a thesis -- The mostly research stage -- The writing process: getting it down on paper -- The writing process: revising and polishing -- Footnotes and the ethical use of borrowed materials -- Writing with care -- Writing with style -- The law review process: evaluating and editing the work of others -- Getting mileage: winning awards, publishing your work, and joining the conversation -- Appendix A: Sample casenote/competition paper -- Appendix B: Answers to exercises -- Appendix C: Scholarly writing workshops and courses