Law Review Write-On Survival Tips

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:

Books:

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  

Articles:

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) http://www.houstonlawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/woc_handbook.pdf

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