Academic legal writing : law review articles, student notes, seminar papers, and getting on law review / Eugene Volokh
By: Volokh, Eugene.Publisher: St. Paul, MN: Foundation Press 2016Edition: 5th Ed.Description: xix, 417 p.ISBN: 9781634598880.Subject(s): Legal composition | Law students -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Law -- United StatesDDC classification: 808.066 34 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-410) and index.
Finding what to write about (the claim) -- Test suites : making prescriptive claims more sound -- Writing strategy -- Writing the introduction -- Writing the "background" section -- Writing the proof of the claim -- The conclusion, and after the conclusion -- Finishing the first draft, and the zeroth draft -- Tips on researching -- Editing : general principles -- Editing : getting help from your faculty advisor -- Writing : logical problems to watch for -- Writing : paragraph-level problems to watch for -- Writing : sentence/clause problems to watch for -- Writing : word/phrase problems to watch for -- Writing : rhetorical problems to watch for -- Editing exercises -- Using evidence correctly -- Writing and researching : timeline and summary -- A sample highly successful student article -- Turning practical work into articles -- Writing : seminar term papers -- Cite : checking others' articles -- Publishing and publicizing -- Entering writing competitions -- Getting on law review -- Academic ethics.