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Membership

Members are selected each year from among the law students who have completed their first year of full-time or second year of part-time studies at the law school. Law Review members are selected based either on their rank after final exams or on their performance in the Write-on Competition. 

Changing your status may affect your eligibility to be invited to Law Review. Students are not eligible for selection to Law Review by virtue of their grade point averages until they have completed either their first year of full-time study or the first two years of part-time study. Thus, a student who changes their status during their first or second year may only be eligible for Law Review by participating in the law review Write-on Competition.

Students transferring into Western New England School of Law are eligible for Law Review membership through participation in the Write-on Competition. 

Write-on Competition 

The Write-on Competition has two components—the first involves Bluebook citation exercises and the second involves writing a case comment.

In the spring, you must enroll in the TWEN course titled “Law Review Write-on Competition 2017.” All write-on competition documents and submissions will be uploaded to TWEN.  

The Write on Competition will be held during two consecutive weeks.  The Bluebooking exercises will be available on May 19, 2017 at 5:00 PM and end on May 26, 2017 at 4:59 PM.  The Case Comment prompt will be available May 26, 2017 at 5:00 PM and end on June 2, 2017 at 11:59 PM No exceptions will be made with respect to deadlines.  Late submissions will not be considered.

Please contact Editorinchief.WNE@gmail.com with any questions.