When to Submit:
Peak submission times for student journals are February-March (as new editorial boards are looking toward the next volume) and August (as student editors are returning from their summer jobs).
How to Submit:
The Law Library can assist you with finding the right law review to submit your work and can offer step-by-step guidance on submitting publications through Scholastica.
Many journals accept submissions through more than one route (e.g., Expresso and Scholastica, or email). Along with providing law review rankings, the Washington & Lee Law Journals: Submissions & Rankings database provides submission information.
In addition, there is an annually updated guide called Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals that provides submission and manuscript-formatting information for each of the 200+ U.S. flagship law reviews.
The Law Library will advertise your published works using the following:
Along with the research services that the Law Library provides, we also subscribe to several legal and non-law-related online databases. Faculty can sort through electronic resources alphabetically, by subject, or by database provider.
For a complete list of databases, please see the Law Library’s Electronic Resources page.
In addition, faculty can access a wide variety of databases, electronic journals, and e-books through the University Library.