The managing editor works with the editor-in-chief and publisher in readying issues for publication. The managing editor implements and oversees copyright and licensing provisions of the Review’s bylaws; manages and maintains the Review’s library; serves as a liaison to alumni, coordinates the annual alumni reception; maintains subscriber and alumni databases; manages article reprints; and serves as contact with Lexis, Westlaw, and the Bureau of National Affairs.
The editor-in-chief is responsible for overseeing the entire operation of the Review, including supervising all executive board members in their duties. The EIC works as a liaison with the administration and faculty, as well as with others in the legal community. The EIC is involved in the selection of members for the Review, as well as publication decisions regarding student authors. The EIC is the last line of defense in the editing process and must prepare each issue for publication.
The symposium editor coordinates the Wayne Law Review’s Annual Symposium. The Annual Symposium provides a forum for students, scholars, professors and the public to discuss a timely legal issue. The upcoming Symposium will focus on criminal sentencing standards. Scholars from the academic and professional community will be invited to Wayne State University Law School to speak on current issues arising both national in scope and within the State of Michigan.
The Wayne Law Review is Wayne Law’s primary scholarly journal. The Review is published three times each year and contains articles, book reviews, transcripts, notes, and comments by prominent academics, practitioners, and students on timely legal topics. Law students both fully operate the Review and are responsible for its content. Junior and senior Review members produce the publication under the direction of a senior administrative board. Faculty advisors oversee the general operation.
Review members receive two credits for each year of membership, find out here now. To receive credit, students must work on the Law Review for at least one full year, but returning for a second year is strongly encouraged.
During their first year on the Review, members are required to write a publishable Note and complete three source-checking and editing assignments. All student-written Notes are considered for publication in Review.