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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.

The Bluebook

The citations in the footnotes of your Note or Comment must adhere to The Bluebook. Remember to refer to white pages rather than the blue pages.

Manual on Usage & Style

For above-the-line text, refer to the Texas Manual on Usage & Style. This manual will help you determine when you should spell out numbers, when you should include hyphens between words, and addresses other grammatical issues. 

Spelling Conventions

For assistance with word usage and spelling, please refer to these dictionaries.