Research Strategies for Seminar Papers

This guide provides a basic outline for researching a seminar paper.


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Scholarly Writing

Formatting for Legal & Scholarly Writing

The following resources from Microsoft Support and other institutions may be useful in addressing common formatting issues in legal & scholarly writing:

In addition, the The Writing Center at Georgetown Law offers various Guides and Handouts on a variety of legal writing topics, including the following on formatting:

For further formatting support, refer to Microsoft Word Help & Learning.

Writing Assistance

Georgetown Law Writing Center is available to assist members of the Law Center community and has posted guides and handouts, which are helpful to the seminar paper writing process. The Language Center offers specialized assistance to students for whom English is a second language. Each semester, they offer a series of writing workshops.