What is Comment?
Comment Department staff writers research and compose an original scholarly work that
is useful to the legal community. Students will have the opportunity to research cutting-edge
legal issues, work personally with a McGeorge faculty advisor, and became an expert
in their topic area. Each year, the Board of Editors selects a number of these Comments
Students will have the opportunity to:
- Network with McGeorge faculty, policy advisors, and other legal experts.
- Perform advanced research of cases statutes to analyze the effect of new laws and
- Learn to write publishable articles.
- Master the use of the Harvard Bluebook citation style (HBB is the most widely used
style manual in the U.S.).
- Obtain a detailed knowledge of a specific legal field.
- Receive two (2) units of ungraded class credit, and will receive a grade designation
of Honors, Pass, No Credit, or Fail.
- Obtain the prestige of being a member of the school's Law Review.
- Receive one unit of graded credit and a GLS II exemption (for day students only) for
the Law Review Seminar, held in August the week before school begins
The University of the Pacific Law Review
Pauline Rodriguez Acosta, Computer Publishing Specialist
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