Category Archives: Legal Writing

Submit an Article for the AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers

If you need a little motivation to put the finishing touches on an article, consider submitting your work to the AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers! Here are a few fast facts about the writing competition: (1) prize money is awarded; (2) … Continue reading

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Calling All Writers: RIPS-SIS Scholarship Committee Writing Groups Open for Participants!

Are you in need of a writing support group?  The RIPS-SIS Scholarship Committee is putting together writing groups where RIPS members can come together to brainstorm ideas, find others interested in similar topics, and generally assist each other through the … Continue reading

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Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition Accepting Submissions

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What Librarians Can Do to Improve Bar Exam Outcomes

by Emily Siess Donnellan The National Jurist recently published an article that discusses various ways that institutions are re-tooling their curriculum to improve student outcomes on the bar and to get them practice ready. The article highlights a study that found … Continue reading

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First Things First: Basic Legal Research for the Newly Minted

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AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers

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Dealing with Self-Plagiarism (a.k.a. Text Recycling) in Law Reviews

by Yasmin Sokkar Harker, Student Liaison Librarian, CUNY School of Law & Benjamin J. Keele, Research and Instructional Services Librarian, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Introduction On occasion, we have been contacted by law review journal editors who … Continue reading

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