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Publishing Articles in Law Reviews and Journals Research Guide

This guide is intended for all who wish to submit articles for publication in law reviews and journals.

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How to Submit Articles for Publication

These sources provide the address and detail information that you need to submit an article.

Law Journal Submission Service, Washington and Lee University Law School Library. Submit articles directly from this web site to journals that accept electronic submissions. There is no charge for this service. There is a listing of law reviews by title, subject, country or rank. Link to the records in each listing for submission rules and policies, addresses, and cost information.

ExpressO is a fee-based electronic article submission service available through BePress.

  • Faculty: Contact Anna Selden in Faculty Support Services. 
  • Students: Create an account on the ExpressO web site. One free submission is provided.

Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews. A journal-by-journal chart compiled by Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit that describes the formatting requirements, submission policies, and contact information for 203 law reviews. It was last updated in January of 2017.

Submission of Law Student Articles for Publication. Also curated by Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit, this guide includes recommendations for law student authors and a table detailing the publication policies for 194 law reviews, specifically including whether or not they accept student-authored pieces from other academic institutions. It was last updated in September of 2016.

SSRN (Social Science Research Network) is an online repository for law faculty scholarship. Faculty support for scholarship is available.

Additional Resources

Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews and Journals, by Nancy Levit & Allen Rostron

An overview of legal publishing and links to law review publishing sites is included in the LLRX guide entitled, Law Periodical Publishing Practices and Trends.

Submission Guide for Online Law Review Supplements, Version 6.1, by Colin Miller