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Resources for Law Journal Staff Members

A guide to resources for law journal staff members at UNC School of Law.

Writing Guides

Notes, Comments, & Recent Developments

Every journal will have its own standards for the type of student articles the journal publishes. Pay close attention to information provided by the journal on these standards when you begin writing your own article. Read past articles the journal has published to gain a better understanding of the flow of publishable articles. In addition to past articles published and specific standards discussed by the journal, there are resources dedicated to helping guide law students through the process of writing a journal article.

Resources for Writing

Academic Legal Writing: Law Review Articles, Students Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Review: The newest edition of this work by Eugene Volokh is available in the Law Library Study Aids Collection. Older editions of this work are available for longer checkout periods.

Scholarly Writing for Law Students: Seminar Papers, Law Review Notes, and Law Review Competition Papers: This book by Elizabeth Fajans and Mary R. Falk is available in the Law Library Study Aids Collection.

Scholarly Writing: Ideas, Examples, and Execution: Multiple copies of this book by Jessica L. Clark and Kristen E. Murray are available in the Law Library Study Aids Collection.