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VOLUME XV EDITORIAL BOARD APPLICATION

Complete applications should be sent directly to businesslawjournal.derecho@upr.edu, under the subject: Fifteenth Volume Staff Application. In the email, please specify what position you are applying to. We look forward to hearing from you. Do not hesitate to ask us any questions that may arise while preparing your application.

 

 

To be considered for the position of Collaborator, please submit the following:

  1. An updated resume, summarizing the qualities you would contribute to the Journal. It should also highlight any recognition that makes you stand out among your peers.

  2. A one-page cover letter (CL), not restating what your resume should summarize, but expressing what you expect to gain from your experience as an editor and your vision and mission for the Journal. It is in this document where you should specify what position you are applying for.

  3. A writing sample, either in English or Spanish done during your Law School studies demonstrating your mastery of grammar, punctuation, and style.

To be considered for the position of Associate Editor, please submit the following:

  1. An updated resume, summarizing the qualities you would contribute to the Journal. It should also highlight any recognition that makes you stand out among your peers.

  2. A one-page cover letter (CL), not restating what your resume should summarize, but expressing what you expect to gain from your experience as an editor and your vision and mission for the Journal. It is in this document where you should specify what position you are applying for.

  3. A writing sample, either in English or Spanish done during your Law School studies demonstrating your mastery of grammar, punctuation, and style. 


Complete the exercise found below available for download by properly editing, in terms of grammar, punctuation, style, and citation, according to the rules set forth in The Bluebook.

Download Exercise Here
 

To be considered for the position of Editor, please submit the following:

  1. An updated resume, summarizing the qualities you would contribute to the Journal. It should also highlight any recognition that makes you stand out among your peers.

  2. A one-page cover letter (CL), not restating what your resume should summarize, but expressing what you expect to gain from your experience as an editor and your vision and mission for the Journal. It is in this document where you should specify what position you are applying for.

  3. A writing sample, either in English or Spanish done during your Law School studies demonstrating your mastery of grammar, punctuation, and style.

  4. A short essay or note (700-1,500 words) that illustrates your opinion and analysis on any of the following:

    1. Raúl E. Casanova Balado v. UBS Financial Services, Inc., 2017 TSPR 164

    2. Deméter International, Inc. V. Secretario de Hacienda, 2018 TSPR 21 

    3. Miramar Marine, Inc v. City Walk Development Corporation; McCloskey, Perez & Asociados, Inc., 2017 TSPR 141

When writing your note, you should observe proper grammar, punctuation, and style rules; and, to the best of your ability, follow citation guidelines, according to the rules set forth in The Bluebook. 

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