Membership in the Stanford Journal of International Law
This page is under construction and should be complete by October 2, 2010.Belonging
to a journal is one of the most rewarding and educational experiences a
student may have during their time in law school.
Stanford Journal of International Law, one of the many journals open to
first-years at Stanford, offers an unparalleled journal experience.
SJIL offers students comprehensive U.S. and international research and
citation training, exposure to cutting-edge legal scholarship,
opportunities to publish student work,
career advice regarding
international opportunities, and, above all, a fun group of people
devoted to publishing scholarship of the highest quality and of the
greatest interest to academics and practitioners in the field.
membership is open to the entire student body of Stanford Law School
and requires no prior journal knowledge or experience. Please contact
one of the Editors-in-Chief if you are interested in joining us!
member editors will be placed on article editing teams led by a
supervising Lead Article Editor. Member editors are responsible for
reviewing and editing the substance of an article, pulling sources
cited within the article, cite-checking and verifying citations, and
finally ensuring that citations meet the applicable Bluebook standards.
Through every step of the process, members are supervised by senior
staff and receive constant feedback and training.
before first-years begin their job hunts, the senior staff of SJIL
offer a career night to offer insight and advice on how best to find
summer employment with international organizations in the public and
Lastly, lest one think being on a journal
is all work and no play, SJIL offers a variety of fun activities over
the course of the year so that students can get to know each other
outside of editing and take a break from the academic life of Stanford