Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Students, Get Your Work Published
Would you like to get published? Maybe you already have a terrific paper from a seminar or maybe you'd like to develop an idea.
Three law professors (Nancy Levit, Lawrence Duncan MacLachlan, & Allen K. Rostron) offer advice in Submission of Law Student Articles for Publication (July 26, 2010), available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1656395. (Downloading from SSRN is free; you just need to register.) The authors include a long appendix listing all of the general law reviews in the U.S. with notes about their policies of accepting submissions from students. They also suggest other places to publish, such as specialty journals and bar journals.
We have a number of guides grouped under the heading Writing for & Publishing in Law Reviews, covering: