All students who hope to participate in journal must enter in the Inter-Journal Writing Competition, held annually at he end of the Spring term.
As a Comm/Ent member, you are essential to the success of the journal. Members' responsibilities include: examining articles and student notes to ensure proper citations, making substantive and technical edits to pieces in preparation for publication, helping to plan the annual symposium, attending weekly office hours, and generally assisting the Senior Editors at their request. Additionally, each member writes a "Note" on a cutting edge issue of the law, and the best of these will be published in Comm/Ent.
Comm/Ent selects its members by carefully weighing performance in the writing competition entry, grades, and information volunteered in a personal statement. The journal gives favorable consideration to those with a strong interest in the topics addressed by Comm/Ent, as well as to applicants with specialized education and experience. We welcome your application to Comm/Ent, and we are certain that you will find your membership to be engaging, challenging, and fulfilling.
Comm/Ent is the nation's premier law journal dedicated to the scholarly publication of literature addressing the communications and entertainment industries. The significant growth in these industries has decisively impacted society. Comm/Ent explores the important legal questions associated with this burst of activity, and it has effectively done so since the journal's inception in 1976.
Comm/Ent's articles encompass a vast array of legal issues, which are at the forefront of communications and entertainment law. Publications have addressed issues relating to radio and television broadcasting, film, sports, labor, cable television, music recordings, copyrights, trademarks, patents, the First Amendment, satellite communications, computer technology, the Internet, advertising, telecommunications, and commercial speech, just to name a few.
Communications and entertainment law are in a state of flux, which makes Comm/Ent essential to scholars, practitioners, and academics as they seek to keep apprised of current views within their fields of interest.