- California Law Review
title = California Law Review
language = English
abbreviation = CLR
publisher = UC Berkeley School of Law
country = United States
frequency = Bi-Monthly
history = 1912 to present
impact = 2.69 [ [http://in-cites.com/research/2007/february_26_2007-1.html Sci-Bytes: Journals Ranked by Impact: Law] ]
impact-year = 2005ww
website = http://clr.boalt.org/
ISSN = 0008-1221The California Law Review is the flagship
law reviewof the UC Berkeley School of Law. Founded in 1912, the Review was the first student law journal published west of Illinois.
The CLR has a unique application process. It consists of an anonymous "write on" competition, with grades playing no role in the consideration of membership. In addition, twenty percent of an application's weight rests on a personal statement. The personal statement is used to evaluate applicants based on several factors, in particular their "diversity."
In independent surveys of attorneys, professors, and judges conducted in 1967, 1975, and 1986, the CLR ranked in the top ten journals in the nation in terms of value as a legal research tool. CLR was the sixth most frequently cited review in the country. In addition, several CLR articles were ranked among the fifty most cited legal articles in history. An exhaustive study conducted in 1986 found that CLR ranked third in state court citations and tenth among all courts in the nation, including the United States Supreme Court.
Past editors of CLR have included justices
Roger J. Traynor(former Editor-in-Chief), Earl Warren, Rose Bird, Allen Broussard, law professor Barbara Armstrong, and defense attorneys Tony Serraand Michael Tigar.
*cite journal |last=Tussman |first=Joseph |authorlink= |coauthors=tenBroek, Jacobus |year=1949 |month= |title=The Equal Protection of the Laws |journal=California Law Review |volume=37 |issue=3 |pages=341–381 |doi=10.2307/3477801 |url= |accessdate= |quote=
*cite journal |last=Prosser |first=William L. |authorlink= |coauthors= |year=1960 |month= |title=Privacy |journal=California Law Review |volume=48 |issue=3 |pages=383–423 |doi=10.2307/3478805 |url= |accessdate= |quote=
*cite journal |last=Gusfield |first=Joseph R. |authorlink= |coauthors= |year=1968 |month= |title=On Legislating Morals: The Symbolic Process of Designating Deviance |journal=California Law Review |volume=56 |issue=1 |pages=54–73 |doi=10.2307/3479496 |url= |accessdate= |quote=
*cite journal |last=Ennis |first=Bruce J. |authorlink= |coauthors=Litwack, Thomas R. |year=1974 |month= |title=Psychiatry and the Presumption of Expertise: Flipping Coins in the Courtroom |journal=California Law Review |volume=62 |issue=3 |pages=693–752 |doi=10.2307/3479746 |url= |accessdate= |quote=
*cite journal |last=Thibaut |first=John |authorlink= |coauthors=Walker, Laurens |year=1978 |month= |title=A Theory of Procedure |journal=California Law Review |volume=66 |issue=3 |pages=541–566 |doi=10.2307/3480099 |url= |accessdate= |quote=
*cite journal |last=Kornhauser |first=Lewis A. |authorlink= |coauthors= |year=1982 |month= |title=An Economic Analysis of the Choice between Enterprise and Personal Liability for Accidents |journal=California Law Review |volume=70 |issue=6 |pages=1345–1392 |doi=10.2307/3480271 |url= |accessdate= |quote=
*cite journal |last=Littleton |first=Christine A. |authorlink= |coauthors= |year=1987 |month= |title=Reconstructing Sexual Equality |journal=California Law Review |volume=75 |issue=4 |pages=1279–1337 |doi=10.2307/3480595 |url= |accessdate= |quote=
*cite journal |last=Merges |first=Robert P. |authorlink= |coauthors= |year=1996 |month= |title=Contracting into Liability Rules: Intellectual Property Rights and Collective Rights Organizations |journal=California Law Review |volume=84 |issue=5 |pages=1293–1393 |doi=10.2307/3480996 |url= |accessdate= |quote=
*cite journal |last=Cohen |first=Julie E. |authorlink= |coauthors=Lemley, Mark A. |year=2001 |month= |title=Patent Scope and Innovation in the Software Industry |journal=California Law Review |volume=89 |issue=1 |pages=1–57 |doi=10.2307/3481172 |url= |accessdate= |quote=
* [http://clr.boalt.org/ California Law Review]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Law review — Not to be confused with judicial review. A law review is a scholarly journal focusing on legal issues, normally published by an organization of students at a law school or through a bar association. The term is also used to describe the… … Wikipedia
Willamette Law Review — Infobox Journal title = Willamette Law Review editor = Sara Cassidey discipline = Law review language = English abbreviation = Willamette L. Rev. publisher = Willamette University College of Law country = United States frequency = Quarterly… … Wikipedia
Chicano Law Review — The Chicano Law Review (renamed Chicano Latino Law Review in the early 1990s and recently renamed Chicana/o Latina/o Law Review) is edited and produced by law students at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law.Editors in… … Wikipedia
University of Southern California Law School — Infobox Law School name = University of Southern California Gould School of Law established = 1896 type = Private endowment = $100 Million parent endowment =US $3.7 Billioncite web | url=http://www.usc.edu/private/factbook/USC.FR.2007.pdf | title … Wikipedia
New Criminal Law Review — The New Criminal Law Review (ISSN 1933 4192) is a quarterly peer reviewed law journal published by University of California Press. It was established in 1997 as the Buffalo Criminal Law Review, but changed names in 2007 after the University… … Wikipedia
Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review — The Chicana/o Latina/o Law Review (CLLR; formerly Chicano Law Review and Chicano Latino Law Review) is a student edited and produced law journal at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. Over the last 30 years, the Chicana/o… … Wikipedia
California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment — Agency overview Headquarters 1001 I Street Sacramento, California Employees 120 staff Annual budget $17.5 mil total; $8.3 mil general fund Agency executive George V. Alexeeff, Acting Director Paren … Wikipedia
Law school in the United States — In the United States, a law school is an institution where students obtain a professional education in law. A law student must hold an undergraduate degree in any field. In most cases the degree awarded by U.S. law schools is the Juris Doctor ,… … Wikipedia
Law clerk — A law clerk or a judicial clerk is a person who provides assistance to a judge in researching issues before the court and in writing opinions. Law clerks are not court clerks or courtroom deputies, who are administrative staff for the court. Most … Wikipedia
California Western School of Law — Infobox Law School name = California Western School of Law established = 1924 type = Private endowment = parent endowment = head = Steven R. Smith city = San Diego state = California country = USA students = 835 [… … Wikipedia