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UCLA School of Law (United States)
|Bluebook||UCLA L. Rev.|
|ISO 4||UCLA Law Rev.|
|ISSN|| 0041-5650 (print)|
Membership is decided based on performance on a write-on competition. The editorial board is selected from the staff. Past editors have included federal judges Paul J. Watford, Sandra Segal Ikuta, and Kim McLane Wardlaw.
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