Law Review Tip 1: Use

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WestCheck.comSome students are crazy enough to go from finals into trying out for Law Review in their law school’s write-on competition. For those students (I am one of them), a few tips will be posted here.

The first tip: Before you submit your law review article, consider submitting it to to see if all the cases you used are good law. It’s fairly easy and can prevent big mistakes.

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4 Responses to “Law Review Tip 1: Use”

  1. annonymous Says:

    Actually that won’t verify they are good law. It still relies on Keycite which isn’t 100%. The only guarantee it is good law is to shepardize. Try Shepards, It covers published and unpublished opinions, which given the new Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 32.1, could be a HUGE deal.

  2. 2L Says:

    Great point. Thanks.

  3. anonymous Says:

    Who says Westlaw can’t verify unpublished opinions?

    Besides, why would you be using unpublished opinions in a Law Review Write-On article?

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