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Picking a Topic and Performing Research for your Advanced Writing Requirement (AWR): Flawlessly clear, lucid, and enlightening...

Not sure how to pick a topic? How to start your research? How to update and evaluate your sources? When to stop? This guide will help.

"Flawlessly clear, lucid, enlightening": Tips for excellent legal writing

Good Legal Writing: Of Orwell and Window Panes. Samuelson, P.  46 U. Pitt. L. R. 149 (1984)


Excellent scholarly writing by law students

Should Clergy Hold the Priest-Penitent Privilege?  Mazza, M. 82 Marq. L. Rev. 171 (1998-1999)

Why Learned Hand Would Never Consult Legislative History Today. Filip, M. 105 Harv. L. Rev. 1005 (1991-1992)

Driving Dixie Down: Removing the Confederate Flag from Southern State Capitols.  Forman, Jr., J. 101 Yale L.J. 505 (1991-1992)