Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Tenure Redux

Jacqueline D. Lipton (Pittsburgh), Tenure Redux, IDEA (Fall 2019):

This essay is a reflection on some of the questions that arose during the author's tenure process that are likely pertinent to others on the tenure track today particularly with respect to questions about writing style in tenure pieces, and on whether early scholars should focus on general law reviews or specialty journals — depending on their areas of expertise — or a combination of both.

It also reflects on choice of subject matter for tenure work, and whether some of that work may or may not stand the test of time, as well as on differences between the U.S. legal scholarship process and equivalent publication requirements in other countries.

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