Section I: The Selection of Articles

Please rate how well you believe student run law reviews and journals (hereafter collectively referred to as “law reviews”) on average perform the following tasks pertaining to the selection of articles for publication. Please do so by indicating your agreement or disagreement with the following statements:

* 1. Law reviews do a good job evaluating an article’s contribution to legal scholarship.

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* 2. Law reviews do a poor job evaluating the usefulness and importance of an article to judges and attorneys.

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* 3. Law reviews do a good job evaluating the quality of an article’s reasoning and arguments.

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* 4. Law reviews do a good job evaluating how well an article is written.

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* 5. Law reviews do a good job evaluating how original, creative, and innovative an article is.

  Strongly Disagree Neutral Strongly Agree
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* 6. Law reviews place too much emphasis on an author’s reputation and institutional affiliation in selecting an article.

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* 7. Law reviews do a poor job of giving all articles adequate consideration before making a publication decision.

  Strongly Disagree Neutral Strongly Agree
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* 8. Overall, law reviews do a good job in selecting articles.

  Strongly Disagree Neutral Strongly Agree
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