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ABA Blawg 100

Each year the ABA Journal selects 100 of the best law blogs – aka blawgs – in its Blawg 100.  The Blawg 100 is a great place to go to check out some of the blogs you might want to start following to keep up to date with the legal profession.  You can also vote [...]

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Religious Freedom Student Writing Competition

Law students interested in religious freedom may be interested in the Religious Freedom Student Writing Competition being sponsored by the Washington, D.C. Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and the International Center for Law and Religion Studies.  Submissions are due by August 1, 2012.  See the flyer for more details.

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Judge Griffith, YouTube & Jimmer

D.C. Circuit Court Judge Tom Griffith (who is also an adjunct professor here at the law school) recently authored an opinion in which he cited a YouTube video of Jimmer Fredette “destroy[ing]” Gonzaga in last year’s NCAA tournament.  Using the video as an example of metaphor, Judge Griffith states that the video “describ[es] college basketball [...]

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Legal Writing Awards

Every year The Green Bag: An Entertaining Journal of Law, gives out awards for the best legal writing of the year.  The 2011 awards have just been released and the Blog of Legal Times has the story.  If you’re looking for some good examples of legal writing you may want to have a look.  List [...]

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Most Important Class of Your Career

That’s what a 2L from Oklahoma City University School of Law calls Legal Research and Writing (LRW) in these posts: Part I Part II

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Writing Tips from the Supremes

Legal writing is an area where law students and lawyers can always improve.  After my first year of law school I had the opportunity to extern for Justice Matthew Durrant at the Utah Supreme Court.  Before beginning work, I spoke with Justice Durrant about what I could do to prepare myself for my externship.  His advice was to [...]

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