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U.S. Legal Scholarly Writing (Spring 2019)

This is a research guide that provides additional study aids and other tools for those who take U.S. Legal Scholarly Writing x in Fall 2018

U.S. Legal Scholarly Writing

In   U.S. Legal Scholarly Writing class, you learn about employing a process theory of writing, the text first describes the enterprise of scholarly writing, and then discusses techniques for brainstorming, researching, drafting, and revising for substance and style.


Professor Jack Turner



Jack Turner came to the law school’s LL.M. program with an extensive background in the Cleveland legal community. He has worked as an associate for one of Cleveland’s top law firms and has had experience working for a small boutique firm. He has also served as a staff attorney for a Common Pleas Judge in Cuyahoga County. While at law school, Jack was an articles editor for the Case Western Reserve Law Review. He now teaches U.S. Legal Writing and Research to foreign lawyers in the LL.M. program and Professional Responsibility for LL.M. students. He also directs the Summer Language and Law Institute for incoming LL.M. students and foreign legal professionals interested in a summer course in legal English and an introduction to the basics of the U.S. legal system.


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Professor Turner’s Library Liaison: Andrew Dorchak


Andy Dorchak is Head of Reference at the Law Library. He coordinates the services of the reference department team, which helps patrons use the library’s resources more effectively and efficiently. Reference librarians offer personalized assistance to law faculty and students in the form of liaison relationships or personalized research consultations. He also specializes in foreign and international legal research and support of the Journal of International Law and Canada-United States Law Journal.