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Journal write-on made simple—7 tips to keep in mind

May 23, 2019

For law students aspiring to be on a journal, the satisfaction of finishing 1L year is short-lived. Write-on is just around the corner. As soon as you’re about to regain your life and your sanity, the 3L board members hand you a packet and a deadline.

Law school competition teams: Practicing for practice

August 29, 2018

Traditional law school courses can be an effective way to learn legal doctrine, but they don’t teach much about law practice.  Joining a law school competition team can be a terrific way to learn those skills and have fun in the process.


The right way to write on to the law journal

August 16, 2018

If you are in law school, you know how important building a resume is. Employers often look for prestigious activities such as moot court, law journal, and executive board positions. Maybe one of the most attractive activities is the law journal.

Law Review: Will It Open Doors for Your Career?

March 01, 2014

Compare Danielle Blevins and Shannon Kelly, who were polar opposites when it came to law review. Blevins believes her work as publicity and website editor for the Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review at the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa

Balancing Law School with Life

March 03, 2013

Life balance in law school is tough. Most law students will study more hours than ever before in their lives. Here's how to maintain balance.

Law School Clinics Provide Real-World Training

December 01, 2012

Clinic Serves the Community Walking across the stage to receive her diploma might be only the second-most memorable experience of Larisa Bowman’s graduation day from Stanford University Law School in 2009. Earlier that day, she had received a call from Juliet Brodie,

Succeeding in Both Family and Law School

March 01, 2012

Rebecca A. Clark admits she was stunned into tears by a three-student panel discussion on handling family life during her law school orientation. “It was not a positive presentation,” says the 2008 graduate now employed at the Law Office of James B. Palmquist III in

Cultivate Relationships: Studying, Socializing, and Scheduling Your Time

December 01, 2010

“You probably need to have some conversations with family and friends and explain to them why you’re not going to call as much, why you’re not going to be around as much, and why you’re not going to constantly keep commenting on what’s posted on Facebook,” says Malone,