law review. 1. A journal containing scholarly articles, essays, and other commentary on legal topics by professors, judges, law students, and practitioners. • Law reviews are usu. published at law schools and edited by law students <law reviews are often grossly overburdened with substantive footnotes>. — Also termed law journal. See LAW JOURNAL. 2. The law-student staff and editorial board of such a journal <she made law review>. — Abbr. L. Rev.
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