Designing and Using Peer Review in a First-Year Legal Research and Writing Course
Kirsten K. Davis
Stetson University College of Law
Journal of the Legal Writing Institue, Vol. 9, 2003
Using peer review in a first-year legal research and writing course has advantages. A peer review exercise encourages cooperation, puts students in the audience role, reinforces basic writing skills, and gives students experience with giving constructive feedback. This article provides information about designing an effective in-class peer review and reports how students responded to the exercise.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19
Keywords: legal writing, peer review, legal skills
Date posted: April 2, 2008