Welcome to The John Marshall Law Review


About the Law Review

The John Marshall Law Review is one of the oldest and most respected honors programs at The John Marshall Law School. Membership in The Law Review enhances research, writing and editing skills and provides excellent training for the practice of law. The Law Review‘s purpose is to publish scholarly works on a broad range of legal topics in four issues each year. The publication includes works written by judges, legal scholars, noted practitioners and John Marshall students.

Membership Information

Membership on The John Marshall Law Review is the highest academic honor at The John Marshall Law School, and provides excellent training for the practice of law. The John Marshall Law Review publishes scholarly works on a broad range of current legal topics written by legal scholars, practitioners, and The John Marshall Law Review members. A student editorial board manages and edits the journal, and staff members assist the editorial board in preparing articles for publication.

Invitations to join The Law Review are extended to the top fifteen percent of students who have completed between 26 and 41 credit hours, and to those in the top thirty-three (33) percent who successfully complete the write-on program. Students invited to join are required to prepare one student comment of publishable quality in order to be appointed to Law Review staff. Anyone with questions regarding membership in The John Marshall Law Review should contact the Candidacy Editor at jmls.lr.candidacy@gmail.com.

Membership presupposes a student’s commitment to legal research, writing and publishing. Academic credit will be awarded to members who, among other things, successfully complete their student comment.

The John Marshall Law Review invites students to visit its office and learn more about the organization. Transfer students interested in the Law Review’s policy on transfer students should contact the Candidacy Editor at the above email address two months prior to entering The John Marshall Law School.

The John Marshall Law Review is proud to have the following faculty advisors: