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Fajans, Elizabeth. Scholarly writing for law students : seminar papers, law review notes, and law review competition papers. St. Paul, Minn. : West Group, 2000. RESERVE KF250 .F35 2000

Volokh, Eugene. Academic legal writing : law review articles, student notes, and seminar papers New York, N.Y. : Foundation Press, 2003. RESERVE KF250 .V6 2003


Submission of Law Student Articles for Publication

Resources for Legal Writers (Links for help with citations, grammar, style, composition.)

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (LII 2002-2003 ed.) by Peter W. Martin

LexisNexis Interactive Citation Workstation

CALI Lessons

(on the CALI CD or at

  • ALWD Citation Form (Second Edition)
  • American Law Reports
  • Citation Form for Briefs and Legal Memoranda
  • How to Brief a Case
  • How to Find Case Law Using the Digests
  • Introduction to State and Federal Statutes
  • Learning Legal Analysis Through Its Components: - IRAC
  • Legal Research 101: The Tools of the Trade
  • Legal Research Methodology
  • Researching Federal Administrative Regulations
  • Researching Federal Legislative History
  • Using IRAC to Develop an Objective Memorandum of Law
  • Writing Better Law School Exams: The Importance of Structure