McGeorge School of Law

Comment Eligibility for the McGeorge Law Review

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 for publication.

Practical Experience

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 policies.
  • 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.
Curricular Benefits
  • 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