This unit of study is offered annually under the supervision of a member of the academic staff of Sydney Law School and the Law Publishing Manager. The unit is limited to 10 students per semester and enrolment is by way of departmental permission on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applicants must have a minimum WAM of 70 and be in their final year of study. Each student will complete a range of tasks with respect to the Sydney Law Review, including copyediting and reference checking a submission, writing a review note (for assessment purposes only) and writing a case note or law reform essay for assessment and potential publication. The writing of the case note/law reform essay is under the supervision of a member of the academic staff of Sydney Law School. Students selected for this unit must be prepared to serve for six months, so that duties may start before, and may continue after, the formal teaching and examination period.
Three or four compulsory meetings across the semester. Students should be prepared to attend the initial class meeting in July.
Completion of editorial tasks (assessed as Satisfactory); 1000wd review note (20%); and 6000wd case note or law reform essay (80%).
Australian Guide to Legal Citation (Melbourne University Law Review Association, 4th ed, 2018) (available online and via the University of Sydney Library)
Enrolment in this unit of study is by Departmental Permission. Applicants must have a minimum WAM of 70 and be in their final year of study.
LAWS3057 or LAWS5165