LW5667 - City University Law Review

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
Two semesters (Semester A + Semester B)

For 2013 cohort and thereafter: LW5621 and LW5602
For all cohorts: Only those students who are selected for the Editorial Board of the City University of Hong Kong Law Review (CityU LR) are eligible to enrol in this elective course


For 2012 Cohort and before: LW5653

For 2013 Cohort and thereafter: LW5622

Equivalent Course(s)
Exclusive Courses:


Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19, Semester B 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to:

  • harness students’ skills to identify an appropriate topic to write a paper and find relevant research materials to support an argument;
  • enable students to discover and apply good citation practices as part of research ethics;
  • develop the skills of students to write papers with an element of originality and of publishable quality; and
  • introduce students to various techniques related to the editing of papers and/or the production of a law journal; and
  • allow students to explore, as part of a team, what producing and publishing a law journal entails.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Writing an article or case note of publishable quality: 50%
Editing papers and/or performing other production-related responsibilities: 30%
Active participation in seminars and the Editorial Board meetings: 20%
Detailed Course Information


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