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Recommended Resources for Writing Law Review Articles, Capstone Papers, and Seminar Papers

 

Jessica L. Clark and Kristen E. Murray, Scholarly Writing: Ideas, Examples, and Execution (2nd ed., Carolina Academic Press 2012).

Eugene Volokh, Academic Legal Writing (4th ed., Foundation Press 2010).

Elizabeth Fajans, Scholarly Writing for Law Students: Seminar Papers, Law Review Notes, and Law Review Competition Papers (4th ed., West 2011).  

Eugene Volokh, “Writing a Student Article,” 48 J. Legal Educ. 247 (1998).

Nancy Levit, Lawrence Duncan MacLachlan et al., “Submission of Law Student Articles for Publication” (July 26, 2010) (tips for getting published; available on SSRN).

 

 

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    Law School Writing Center is located in room 128C of Wood Hall on the Law Campus.

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    voice 503-768-6873

    Writing Specialist
    Hillary Gell

    Senior Teaching Fellow
    Kelci Schmidt

    Law School Writing Center

    • Law School Writing Center Lewis & Clark Law School10015 S.W. Terwilliger BoulevardMSC 51 Portland OR 97219