Texas Tech University

Law Journal Credit

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Title

Law Journal Credit

Category

Academic Credit

Date Approved and/or Revised

March 13, 2013; July 30, 2013 (revised); August 16, 2013 (revised); February 24, 2016 (revised)

Law Journal Credit.

Law Review Credit. Students typically are chosen for Law Review at the end of their first year in law school. Up to 4 credit hours for Law Review participation will be given in the student's third year, even though there are requirements to be completed in the student's second year. Law Review is graded as "Credit" or "No Credit" ("CR" or "NL").

Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal Credit. Students working on this journal are selected in the same general manner and will be permitted to receive course credit (LAW 7003) under the same rules as allowed for the Law Review.

Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal Credit. Students working on this journal are selected in the same general under the same rules as allowed for the Law Review.

Journal of Biosecurity, Biosafety & Biodefense Law Credit. Students working on this journal may be awarded 1 credit (LAW 7101) for each semester of service.

Business & Bankruptcy Law Journal. Students working on this journal are selected in the same general manner under the same rules as allowed for the Law Review.

Texas Bank Lawyer Credit. Students working on the Texas Bank Lawyer may be awarded 1 credit (LAW 7005) during the spring semester for each year of service by students on the editorial board. The two principal editors will be permitted to earn 1 additional credit per semester of service in such capacity up to a maximum of 4 credits.

Overlap Rule. Generally, the maximum number of credit hours that may be earned from participation on journals is 4 hours. Accordingly, students may not earn additional course credits for participation on more than one of the following journals: Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal, Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal, Business & Bankruptcy Law Journal, Journal of Biosecurity, Biosafety & Biodefense Law, and Texas Tech Law Review. Student editors of the Texas Bank Lawyer, however, may also earn credits if they serve on the Law Review, Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal, Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal, Business & Bankruptcy Law Journal, or the Journal of Biosecurity, Biosafety & Biodefense Law. Students in any of these activities may also earn credit for Board of Barristers participation.