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Resources and Links

Books

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

Websites

Submission of Law Student Articles for Publication

Resources for Legal Writers (Links for help with citations, grammar, style, composition.) http://www.ualr.edu/cmbarger/RESOURCES.HTM

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (LII 2002-2003 ed.) by Peter W. Martin
http://www.law.cornell.edu/citation/

LexisNexis Interactive Citation Workstation
http://icw.lexisnexis.com/

CALI Lessons

(on the CALI CD or at www.cali.org/lesson

  • 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