It's Time to Stop the Blind Leading the Sighted: A Proposal to Improve the Editing of US Law Reviews
Ross P. Buckley
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
April 20, 2007
UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2007-27
Scribes: The Journal of Legal Writing, Forthcoming
Most U.S. law review editors don't know how to edit, many do not really understand what they are editing. This is because they are students and untrained in editing. Nonetheless they often edit heavily seeking to improve written expression, and typically check every citation for substantive and formal accuracy. Each function is of questionable importance, and is questionably performed. This article considers ways to improve this situation.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 8
Keywords: law reviews, legal scholarship, editing of law review articlesworking papers series
Date posted: April 21, 2007
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