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1 Online Law Review Supplements

2 What are Online Law Review Supplements?

3 Bridging the Gap Between the Blogosphere & Traditional Law Reviews

4 Features of Online Supplements The Columbia Law Reviews Sidebar is committed to publishing responses to scholarship that appears in the Reviews print edition, as well as original pieces addressing pressing and dynamic legal issues. The criteria for Sidebar publication are consistent with the Reviews standards as a leading source of legal scholarship. Given that Sidebars purpose is to provide an online forum for legal discussion from a variety of perspectives, we strongly encourage authors to limit their submissions to 3,000-6,000 words (including footnotes). Submissions should also conform to the 19th Edition of the Bluebook, and appear in Microsoft Word format. Sidebar pieces are published throughout the year on a continuous basis. Published content is available on Westlaw, in addition to being permanently available online in pdf format.

5 Benefit 1: Accelerating the Publication Process

6 September 7, 2012: Drew Peterson Convicted of Murder

7 3 Months Later: Essay Published

8 Benefit 2: Easier Writing/Editing Process

9 Minimally Footnoted/Written for a General Audience

10 Benefit 3: Working with Terrific Editors

11 Many Supplements Are at Top Schools

12 Editors are on Editorial Board of Law Review

13 Why Publish in an Online Law Review Supplement?

14 Laying the Groundwork for a Traditional Article Journal of Land, Resources, and Environmental Law WHY STATE STANDING IN MASSACHUSETTS V. EPA MATTERS (58 Pages) Amy J. Wildermuth [FNa1] [FNa1]. Associate Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. I published, with Kathryn Watts, a shorter work based on this article, Massachusetts v. EPA: Breaking New Ground on Issues Other Than Global Warming, 102 Nw. U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2008), 102 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 1 (2007), available at 7Watts.pdf.

15 Getting Invited to Symposia The Cross National Memorial: At the Intersection of Speech and Religion, 61 CASE WESTERN RESERVE LAW REVIEW 1171 (2011) (invited Symposium article) (39 pgs.) (original research on the history, process, and symbolism of National Memorials, and an exposition of Justice Souters lingering question on whether the new government speech defense may be employed to evade Establishment Clause constraints)

16 Creating Class Reading Materials

17 Advice for Getting a Piece Accepted

18 Have One Clear Point & State it Quickly

19 Look for Calls for Papers

20 Conclusion: Feel Free to Ask Me Additional Questions

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