This unit involves the development of advanced writing, editing and administrative skills in the production of a high-quality peer reviewed Law Journal - the University of Tasmania Law Review (UTLR). Students will develop advanced editing and legal writing skills, the concept of publishable quality and will be introduced to legal publishing and editing. They will also through communicating with authors and managing the editorial board of the journal, develop management and teamwork skills.
|Unit name||Law Review|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Dr Peter Lawrence
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Evaluate whether legal articles are of publishable quality in terms of quality of writing, contribution to scholarship, originality, structure and coherence of argument
- Work collaboratively with the other student editors and the editorial board in ensuring the journal maintains the highest professional standards.
- Communicate effectively with authors and reviewers in a professional and courteous manner and meet tight publication deadlines.
- Communicate to an academic audience to a high level, demonstrating logical argument, good structure, expression and referencing.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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Selective enrolment by application only.
Task 1: Book review, 1000 words (25%)
Task 2: Case note or law reform essay, 3000 words (50%)
Task 3: Editing and administration of folio for UTLR or JLIS (25%)
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|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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