The Law Review Scam: How to Humanely End Law School Exceptionalism
3 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2022
Date Written: April 18, 2022
This essay briefly provides the history behind the rejection by law professors of peer review as a professional standard and then details the scholarly harm and moral hazard inherent in the current system of student-selected articles. It argues that after a five-year phase-in period articles in student law reviews should no longer be counted toward tenure and promotion.
Keywords: law review, peer review, law student, promotion, tenure
JEL Classification: I12
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