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writing-on

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.

Bluebooking

Does Bluebooking matter? Some insight on how to cite

June 13, 2018

Providing authoritative support for assertions is a key component of legal writing. We learn to read and apply caselaw throughout our doctrinal classes. And 1L legal writing is dedicated to learning how to Bluebook. So does Bluebooking matter outside of law school? Absolutely.

Legal Citations

Everything a 2L really needs to know about citation

November 21, 2017

Every first year law student is taught citations, most using the infamous 565-page Bluebook.  I doubt anyone covers the whole book.  But my impression is that most professors teach far more than most students will ever use.  And then, after the course is over, most students gradually forget what they

Citations

A link to the future of legal citations?

May 22, 2017

“Have you watched that video I tagged you in?!” Within a few short years, clever memes and fail videos have taken over social media. If we happen to come across something worth sharing with our friends, social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter allow users to tag their friends