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News  /  April 9, 2012  / 

Washington and Lee Publishes Law Journal Rankings

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Washington and Lee University School of Law published a ranking of the nation’s law journals based on each journals’ impact and total citations from 2004 to 2011. The three highest-ranked Harvard journals based on “Combined Score”, a combination of impact and total citations, are the Harvard Law Review, the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, and the Harvard International Law Journal. Nationally, Harvard Law Review was ranked first amongst all law journals, JOLT was ranked 32 and the ILJ was ranked 37. Correction (12:10 a.m., April 9, 2012): A previous version of this article inaccurately stated the total score of the Civil-Rights Civil-Liberties Law Review and the rankings of JOLT and ILJ.

News  /  February 10, 2012  / 

Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review Elects New Editors

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Josh Freiman, ’13, Jason Lee, ’13, and Bill O’Neil, ’13, were elected Editors-in-Chief of the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. “The founders of CR-CL conceived of the journal as an instrument of change—a forum that would make new and innovative legal arguments and transform the status quo.” Freiman, Lee, and O’Neil said in a joint statement, “We are making several changes to further those goals.  For instance, one goal for the next volume is to complement the legal scholarship featured in our journal by fostering a greater diversity of voices.  We are seeking articles not just from legal academics, but from practitioners, advocates, and others with unique perspectives on the American legal system.” Freiman is from The Woodlands, TX and graduated from the University of Texas in 2008. Before law school, he worked as a proofreader at the Texas Capitol and interned as an investigator with the Orleans Public Defenders. After graduation, he wants to become a public-interest … Continue reading