Most U.S. law review editors don’t know how to edit, many do not really understand what they are editing. This is because they are students and untrained in editing. Nonetheless they often edit heavily seeking to improve written expression, and typically check every citation for substantive and formal accuracy. Each function is of questionable importance, and is questionably performed. This article considers ways to improve this situation.
Legal Writing and Research
Date of this Version
Ross P. Buckley, "It's Time to Stop the Blind Leading the Sighted: A Proposal to Improve the Editing of U.S. Law Reviews" (April 2007). University of New South Wales Faculty of Law Research Series. Working Paper 27.