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Writing Scholarly Papers!

Posted by Library Blog on 10/23/2009 at 12:00 AM

In addition to texts for legal writing, the Law Library’s collection also has publications to consult for writing seminar papers.  These publications include Scholarly Writing for Law Students: Seminar Papers, Law Review Notes and Law Review Competition Papers, 3d ed. by Elizabeth Fajans and Mary Falk (Reserve, KF250 .F34 2005) and Academic Legal Writing: Law Review Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Review, 3d ed. by Eugene Volokh (Reserve, KF250 .V6 2007).  Older editions of these publications are shelved in the open stacks with the same call number except for a different year to indicate the year of the publication.

Also, there are various style manuals to consult such as Bryan Garner’s The Elements of Legal Style, 2d ed. (Reserve, KF250 .G37 2003) and The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style, 2d ed. (Reserve, KF250 .G3 2006).

For those who are writing papers for graduate courses at other universities, the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, 3d ed. (Reference, PN147 .G53 2008) is useful.