Law Review Write-On Survival Tips

Posted By on May 8, 2012

It is spring time and a law student’s thoughts turns to the upcoming write-on competition.  Here are some resources that may be of help to you:


Wes Henricksen, Making Law Review: The Expert’s Guide to Mastering the Write-On Competition (2008). Law Reserve KF250 .H46 2008

Eugene Volokh, Academic Legal Writing : Law Review Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Review (2010)  Law Reserve KF250 .V65 2010  


Editors of the Houston Law Review,  Surviving the Write-On Competition and other Sound Advice based on Selected Tips from: Eugene Volokh, Getting Started Academic Legal Writing (2007) (May 2, 2012, 3:35 PM)

Jeffery Lawrence Weeden, Write on to Law Review. If you don’t have top grades but still want this valuable experience, follow the game plan of a 3L who earned a spot in his school’s write-on competition, 33 Student Lawyer 16 (2004-2005)


Mark Klompken and Tove Klovning

About The Author

Tove Klovning oversees foreign, comparative, and international law services at the law library and teaches Legal Research Methodologies I & II. She often guest lecturers on legal research methodology strategies in seminar classes and assists researchers with legal research questions relating to foreign law, comparative law, and international law, as well as questions related to the American legal system. She has written several research guides on American, international, and foreign legal issues.


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