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Publishing Articles in Law Reviews and Journals

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.

Tips for Getting Your Scholarly Paper Published.  A guide created by the Writing Center at GULC.  In addition to providing tips for writing and editing your work for publication, this guide addresses law student access to article submission services provided through ExpressO (while it remains available) and Scholastica.  Faculty members can contact Anna Selden in Faculty Support Services for further assistance. 

Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals.  A journal-by-journal chart compiled by Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit that describes the formatting requirements, submission policies, and contact information for 202 law reviews.  It was last updated in January of 2018.

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

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