Minnesota Law Review
The Minnesota Law Review is a student-run law review published by students at University of Minnesota Law School. The journal is published six times a year in November, December, February, April, May, and June. It was established by Henry J. Fletcher and William Reynolds Vance in 1917.
University of Minnesota Law School (United States)
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The journal contains articles, essays, features, and book reviews by legal scholars as well as student-written notes. The journal has an online companion called Headnotes. Additionally, the journal maintains a blog called De Novo.
The Minnesota Law Review's alumni include William C. Canby, Jr., Frank Claybourne, Donald M. Fraser, Orville Freeman, Bill Luther, George MacKinnon, Walter Mondale, Diana E. Murphy, William Prosser, Ernest Gellhorn, Richard Maxwell, John Sargent Pillsbury, Jr., Maynard Pirsig, Daniel D. Polsby, Robert Kingsley, and Harold Stassen. Other alumni include judges Donald D. Alsop, David S. Doty, Richard H. Kyle, John R. Tunheim, and Nancy E. Brasel, all of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota; Phil Carruthers, former speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives; former New Hampshire Governor Charles M. Dale; and Robert Stein, former executive director of the American Bar Association.
The law review accepts new members through an annual petitioning process. The petition includes two components: a case comment and a bluebooking portion.