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JRNL7141

Legislative Journal

The Seton Hall Legislative Bureau is devoted to the interaction between the legal profession and the legislative process. The is bifurcated into a journal section and a staffing and projects section. The staffing and projects section essentially functions as a research resource for the New Jersey State Legislature. Members of the Bureau serve as legislative-legal interns with several legislative staffs. The work performed by these interns includes legal-legislative research and bill drafting. In addition, the Bureau undertakes special ad-hoc projects requested by legislators. The relationship between the Legislature and the Bureau is that of the traditional attorney-client relationship, in order to preserve and encourage political neutrality.

The Bureau also publishes the Seton Hall Legislative Journal, dedicated to the examination of legislation and the legislative process. Authors include lawyers, judges, law school professors, legislative experts, and students. Journal members acquire valuable skills and expertise in scholarship as well as legal writing and editing.

The Bureau also presents a symposium which annually identifies and researches a major topic of political and/or social consequence in New Jersey. A panel of prestigious speakers is assembled to discuss and debate the topic, and the Bureau publishes a symposium edition of the Legislative Journal.

Members of the Journal and Bureau staffs are chosen in the spring or summer of their first year by the current and newly-elected Editorial Boards. Selection is based on a writing competition, grades, personal interview, and prior legislative experience. The Editorial Board is chosen by election of the entire organization. Throughout the year, speakers from the Legislature, the legal profession, government, and the private sector address the members. The Journal and the Bureau come together under the guidance of a student and faculty director.

Course is graded on a Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive any credits for the Legislative Journal, a student must first complete a student note or comment for this Journal.



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JRNL7142

Legislative Journal

The Seton Hall Legislative Bureau is devoted to the interaction between the legal profession and the legislative process. The is bifurcated into a journal section and a staffing and projects section. The staffing and projects section essentially functions as a research resource for the New Jersey State Legislature. Members of the Bureau serve as legislative-legal interns with several legislative staffs. The work performed by these interns includes legal-legislative research and bill drafting. In addition, the Bureau undertakes special ad-hoc projects requested by legislators. The relationship between the Legislature and the Bureau is that of the traditional attorney-client relationship, in order to preserve and encourage political neutrality.

The Bureau also publishes the Seton Hall Legislative Journal, dedicated to the examination of legislation and the legislative process. Authors include lawyers, judges, law school professors, legislative experts, and students. Journal members acquire valuable skills and expertise in scholarship as well as legal writing and editing.

The Bureau also presents a symposium which annually identifies and researches a major topic of political and/or social consequence in New Jersey. A panel of prestigious speakers is assembled to discuss and debate the topic, and the Bureau publishes a symposium edition of the Legislative Journal.

Members of the Journal and Bureau staffs are chosen in the spring or summer of their first year by the current and newly-elected Editorial Boards. Selection is based on a writing competition, grades, personal interview, and prior legislative experience. The Editorial Board is chosen by election of the entire organization. Throughout the year, speakers from the Legislature, the legal profession, government, and the private sector address the members. The Journal and the Bureau come together under the guidance of a student and faculty director.

Course is graded on a Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive any credits for the Legislative Journal, a student must first complete a student note or comment for this Journal.



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JRNL7143

Legislative Journal

The Seton Hall Legislative Bureau is devoted to the interaction between the legal profession and the legislative process. The is bifurcated into a journal section and a staffing and projects section. The staffing and projects section essentially functions as a research resource for the New Jersey State Legislature. Members of the Bureau serve as legislative-legal interns with several legislative staffs. The work performed by these interns includes legal-legislative research and bill drafting. In addition, the Bureau undertakes special ad-hoc projects requested by legislators. The relationship between the Legislature and the Bureau is that of the traditional attorney-client relationship, in order to preserve and encourage political neutrality.

The Bureau also publishes the Seton Hall Legislative Journal, dedicated to the examination of legislation and the legislative process. Authors include lawyers, judges, law school professors, legislative experts, and students. Journal members acquire valuable skills and expertise in scholarship as well as legal writing and editing.

The Bureau also presents a symposium which annually identifies and researches a major topic of political and/or social consequence in New Jersey. A panel of prestigious speakers is assembled to discuss and debate the topic, and the Bureau publishes a symposium edition of the Legislative Journal.

Members of the Journal and Bureau staffs are chosen in the spring or summer of their first year by the current and newly-elected Editorial Boards. Selection is based on a writing competition, grades, personal interview, and prior legislative experience. The Editorial Board is chosen by election of the entire organization. Throughout the year, speakers from the Legislature, the legal profession, government, and the private sector address the members. The Journal and the Bureau come together under the guidance of a student and faculty director.

Course is graded on a Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive any credits for the Legislative Journal, a student must first complete a student note or comment for this Journal.



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JRNL7145

Legislative Journal

The Seton Hall Legislative Bureau is devoted to the interaction between the legal profession and the legislative process. The is bifurcated into a journal section and a staffing and projects section. The staffing and projects section essentially functions as a research resource for the New Jersey State Legislature. Members of the Bureau serve as legislative-legal interns with several legislative staffs. The work performed by these interns includes legal-legislative research and bill drafting. In addition, the Bureau undertakes special ad-hoc projects requested by legislators. The relationship between the Legislature and the Bureau is that of the traditional attorney-client relationship, in order to preserve and encourage political neutrality.

The Bureau also publishes the Seton Hall Legislative Journal, dedicated to the examination of legislation and the legislative process. Authors include lawyers, judges, law school professors, legislative experts, and students. Journal members acquire valuable skills and expertise in scholarship as well as legal writing and editing.

The Bureau also presents a symposium which annually identifies and researches a major topic of political and/or social consequence in New Jersey. A panel of prestigious speakers is assembled to discuss and debate the topic, and the Bureau publishes a symposium edition of the Legislative Journal.

Members of the Journal and Bureau staffs are chosen in the spring or summer of their first year by the current and newly-elected Editorial Boards. Selection is based on a writing competition, grades, personal interview, and prior legislative experience. The Editorial Board is chosen by election of the entire organization. Throughout the year, speakers from the Legislature, the legal profession, government, and the private sector address the members. The Journal and the Bureau come together under the guidance of a student and faculty director.

Course is graded on a Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive any credits for the Legislative Journal, a student must first complete a student note or comment for this Journal.



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JRNL7146

Law Review

The quarterly Seton Hall Law Review is a nationally recognized scholarly legal journal that publishes critical and analytical articles on major legal issues by judges, scholars, public officials and practicing attorneys. Additional commentary on recent judicial decisions and developments is written by students. The Law Review is edited and managed by its student editorial board and staff. Most candidates are selected on the basis of their demonstrated writing ability. The Law Review holds a competition each summer to select new members. The participants with the ten highest competition scores are offered membership, as are the participants with the five highest GPAs. The remaining membership offers are made based on a combination of competition score and GPA.

Course is graded Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive any credits for the Law Review, a student must first complete a comment for this Journal.



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JRNL7147

Law Review

The quarterly Seton Hall Law Review is a nationally recognized scholarly legal journal that publishes critical and analytical articles on major legal issues by judges, scholars, public officials and practicing attorneys. Additional commentary on recent judicial decisions and developments is written by students. The Law Review is edited and managed by its student editorial board and staff. Most candidates are selected on the basis of their demonstrated writing ability. The Law Review holds a competition each summer to select new members. The participants with the ten highest competition scores are offered membership, as are the participants with the five highest GPAs. The remaining membership offers are made based on a combination of competition score and GPA.

Course is graded Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive any credits for the Law Review, a student must first complete a comment for this Journal.



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JRNL7149

Law Review

The quarterly Seton Hall Law Review is a nationally recognized scholarly legal journal that publishes critical and analytical articles on major legal issues by judges, scholars, public officials and practicing attorneys. Additional commentary on recent judicial decisions and developments is written by students. The Law Review is edited and managed by its student editorial board and staff. Most candidates are selected on the basis of their demonstrated writing ability. The Law Review holds a competition each summer to select new members. The participants with the ten highest competition scores are offered membership, as are the participants with the five highest GPAs. The remaining membership offers are made based on a combination of competition score and GPA.

Course is graded Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive any credits for the Law Review, a student must first complete a comment for this Journal.



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JRNL7150

Law Review

The quarterly Seton Hall Law Review is a nationally recognized scholarly legal journal that publishes critical and analytical articles on major legal issues by judges, scholars, public officials and practicing attorneys. Additional commentary on recent judicial decisions and developments is written by students. The Law Review is edited and managed by its student editorial board and staff. Most candidates are selected on the basis of their demonstrated writing ability. The Law Review holds a competition each summer to select new members. The participants with the ten highest competition scores are offered membership, as are the participants with the five highest GPAs. The remaining membership offers are made based on a combination of competition score and GPA.

Course is graded Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive any credits for the Law Review, a student must first complete a comment for this Journal.



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JRNL7162

Circuit Review

The Seton Hall Circuit Review is a student-run scholarly journal that was founded on the recognition that while thousands of cases are appealed to the federal courts of appeals, only a handful are ever reviewed by the Supreme Court of the United States. This deferral leaves tremendous power in the hands of circuit judges. For practitioners, the courts of appeals provide binding law, and until the Supreme Court speaks, a practitioner's respective court of appeals is the supreme arbiter of the law for that circuit.

Based on this, premise the Circuit Review aims to publish scholarly articles and student comments that analyze recent important developments in all areas of the law at the federal appellate level. Members of the Circuit Review are expected to write a comment that addresses a novel topic within the journal's scholarly focus, as well as participate in all facets of the publication process.

New members are chosen by the current Editorial Board upon, at the end of the first year of law school, and based on a journal write-on competition. The Editorial Board is chosen by election of the entire Circuit Review membership.

Course is graded on a Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive credit for the Circuit Review, a student must first complete a comment for the Journal.



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JRNL7163

Circuit Review

The Seton Hall Circuit Review is a student-run scholarly journal that was founded on the recognition that while thousands of cases are appealed to the federal courts of appeals, only a handful are ever reviewed by the Supreme Court of the United States. This deferral leaves tremendous power in the hands of circuit judges. For practitioners, the courts of appeals provide binding law, and until the Supreme Court speaks, a practitioner's respective court of appeals is the supreme arbiter of the law for that circuit.

Based on this, premise the Circuit Review aims to publish scholarly articles and student comments that analyze recent important developments in all areas of the law at the federal appellate level. Members of the Circuit Review are expected to write a comment that addresses a novel topic within the journal's scholarly focus, as well as participate in all facets of the publication process.

New members are chosen by the current Editorial Board upon, at the end of the first year of law school, and based on a journal write-on competition. The Editorial Board is chosen by election of the entire Circuit Review membership.

Course is graded on a Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive credit for the Circuit Review, a student must first complete a comment for the Journal.



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JRNL7164

Circuit Review

The Seton Hall Circuit Review is a student-run scholarly journal that was founded on the recognition that while thousands of cases are appealed to the federal courts of appeals, only a handful are ever reviewed by the Supreme Court of the United States. This deferral leaves tremendous power in the hands of circuit judges. For practitioners, the courts of appeals provide binding law, and until the Supreme Court speaks, a practitioner's respective court of appeals is the supreme arbiter of the law for that circuit.

Based on this, premise the Circuit Review aims to publish scholarly articles and student comments that analyze recent important developments in all areas of the law at the federal appellate level. Members of the Circuit Review are expected to write a comment that addresses a novel topic within the journal's scholarly focus, as well as participate in all facets of the publication process.

New members are chosen by the current Editorial Board upon, at the end of the first year of law school, and based on a journal write-on competition. The Editorial Board is chosen by election of the entire Circuit Review membership.

Course is graded on a Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive credit for the Circuit Review, a student must first complete a comment for the Journal.



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JRNL7166

Circuit Review

The Seton Hall Circuit Review is a student-run scholarly journal that was founded on the recognition that while thousands of cases are appealed to the federal courts of appeals, only a handful are ever reviewed by the Supreme Court of the United States. This deferral leaves tremendous power in the hands of circuit judges. For practitioners, the courts of appeals provide binding law, and until the Supreme Court speaks, a practitioner's respective court of appeals is the supreme arbiter of the law for that circuit.

Based on this, premise the Circuit Review aims to publish scholarly articles and student comments that analyze recent important developments in all areas of the law at the federal appellate level. Members of the Circuit Review are expected to write a comment that addresses a novel topic within the journal's scholarly focus, as well as participate in all facets of the publication process.

New members are chosen by the current Editorial Board upon, at the end of the first year of law school, and based on a journal write-on competition. The Editorial Board is chosen by election of the entire Circuit Review membership.

Course is graded on a Pass/D or Fail basis. To receive credit for the Circuit Review, a student must first complete a comment for the Journal.



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Breakdown of Journal Credits

If you are… …you should register for… …and if all goes well, you will receive… What does it mean for all to go well?
In your FIRST YEAR on a journal (ordinarily, a 2L) 1 credit as journal member in the fall; 1 credit as journal member in the spring Fall:  Awarded an IP (in progress)
Spring:  Awarded a Pass for 1 Fall and 1 Spring credit PROVIDED the student earns AWR certification.
You must complete your journal assignments AND earn AWR certification by the time spring grades are due.

If the student does not produce work which can be certified, the student earns 0 credits and is removed from the Journal absent an extension granted by the Associate Dean.
In your SECOND YEAR on a journal, without an editorial board position 0 credit as journal member in the fall; 1 credit as journal member in the spring Fall:  IP (in progress) awarded
Spring:  1 credit of Pass for full year
You must complete your journal assignments satisfactorily.
In your SECOND YEAR on a journal, with an editorial board position 1 credit as journal editor in the fall; 2 credits as journal editor in the spring Fall:  1 credit awarded for satisfactory completion of editorial duties
Spring: 1 credit awarded for non-editorial duties + 1 credit for editorial duties satisfactorily completed
You must complete your journal assignments, including your editorial board duties, satisfactorily.