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Are you taking a seminar and you need to write a paper or papers about tax law and policy? In the course of writing this paper, you may need to pick a topic, find books and articles, look at legislative history, research administrative law, and more. This guide is intended to introduce you to the many ways that the Library can help you accomplish these things successfully.
Writing a Scholarly Article - General Tips
The following books and articles can help you figure out just how to write that scholarly article:
Richard Delgado, How to Write a Law Review Article, 20 U.S.F. L. Rev. 445 (1985).
The author wrote this article to explain in simple fashion some rules, conventions, and shortcuts he learned over the years as a legal writer. He explains the various steps one ought to consider in writing a law review article, the types and genres of such articles, and a few tips having to do with submission and marketing of one's work.
Matthew A. Edwards, Teaching Foreign LLM Students About Legal Scholarship, 51 J. LEGAL EDUC. 520 (2001).
Discusses the purpose and form of law review articles.
7 N.Y. CITY L. REV. 195 (2004).
Looks at the Falk and Volokh books.
Eugene Volokh, Writing a Student Article, 48 J. LEGAL EDUC. 247 (1998).
The original piece that his book expands on.