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Writing a Law Journal Note or Comment

This guide is intended to assist members of law journals at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law with writing and publishing Notes or Comments.

Creating Topic Alerts

After you have selected a topic and have confirmed that your topic has not been preempted, consider setting up alerts to automatically be notified of recent developments and new publications on your topic. 

Lexis

To create a Lexis Alert, select the bell icon at the top of the screen after conducting a search. A pop-up screen will appear and allow you to customize your alert further and set delivery preferences. 

Westlaw

To create a WestClip Alert, select the bell icon to access the "Create WestClip Alert" link after conducting a search. A WestClip Alert pop-up box will appear and allow you to customize your alert further and set delivery preferences.