The Legal Writing Prof Blog had an announcement about a new, on-line legal-writing journal,(American), sponsored by the Salmon P. Chase College of Law and edited by Professors Jennifer Jolly-Ryan and Lawrence Rosenthal. The announcement includes a link to the list of articles posted so far.
The Legal Writing Journal provides a forum for posting both completed works and works in progress that relate to all issues in the legal writing field. The journal seeks articles that cover topics such as 1) effective ways to teach legal writing; (2) the status of individuals who teach legal writing; (3) effective legal writing techniques; and (4) any other issues regarding legal writing. The journal also accepts papers that address the area of legal research. Some of the articles in the first issue include Gender Neutral Language, Active Writing essay, and several articles on the teaching of legal writing and legal research at law schools.