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HONORS PROGRAMS

The Southwestern Law Review and Southwestern

Journal of International Law are student-edited journals that publish scholarly articles and commentary by prominent jurists, law professors, practitioners and students on the Law Review or Journal staff. Student members develop their legal writing and research skills along with their substantive knowledge of featured topics. Members who are recognized for outstanding contributions to the Law Review or Journal are selected to serve on the Editorial Boards during the subsequent year.

Southwestern Law Review Students ranked in the top ten

Southwestern Journal of International Law

percent, as well as students who

The Journal complements the law

excel in the annual Summer Write-On

school’s extensive course offerings and

Competition, are invited to participate

faculty expertise in international and

in the Law Review. The latest volumes

comparative law. Students compete

have examined changes in bankruptcy

in the summer Write-On Competition

law, civil discovery and social networks,

to earn a place on the Journal staff.

the role of science in environmental

Recent volumes have examined

litigation, and judicial recusal and due

future trends in international law,

process. Law Review also sponsors

international trade and NAFTA,

scholarly symposia, which recently

international arbitration, environmental

examined 40 years of LGBT legal

law, privatization in Central and South

activism, CERCLA and the future of

America, immigration and human

liability-based environmental regulation,

rights, international crime and a host

extraterritoriality in American law,

of other comparative law issues. Journal-

bankruptcy law, the “After the J.D.”

sponsored symposia have explored such

Project, and alternatives to the

subjects as the future of children in

traditional J.D.

international law, transnational litigation

BEYOND

LAW REVIEW AND JOURNALS

and civic procedure, international law ten The Journal of International Media and Entertainment Law (JIMEL)

years from now, the future of the exclusionary rule, and Arctic sovereignty. <

This journal is published by Southwestern’s Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute in conjunction with the American Bar Association’s Forums on Communications Law and the Entertainment and Sports Industries. The JIMEL Board of Editors includes prominent legal practitioners and scholars. Students are selected to serve as Student Editors. Recent issues have explored such issues as distribution of pay TV, prosecution of journalists under state secret laws, music copyright, and freedom of the press in South America.

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Catalog 2014