Submissions

Articles

last updated 4/21/2014

The California Law Review is no longer accepting submissions at this time.  Please check back for updates regarding the fall submissions cycle, which will begin in late July.  Thank you.

Submission Information

We strongly prefer submissions via the online submissions service Scholastica. We also accept submissions at the following address:

Articles Department
California Law Review
40 Boalt Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720

Submission Requirements

1) Articles should be 25,000 words or less (including footnotes). We may consider submissions of up to 35,000 words.  

2) Citations should conform to the 19th edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation.

3) Please include the following contact information:

  • Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number

Expedite Requests

Expedite requests should be made online via Scholastica.

For hard-copy submissions, expedite requests may be e-mailed to Senior Articles Editor Sheila Menz. The subject line of the request should read: "Last Name, First Name, Expedite Date, Article Title."

Regrettably, the CLR is not able to confirm receipt of an expedite request. An Articles Editor will be in contact only if there is interest in the piece. If more time is needed to review an article, CLR will contact the author and request an extension.

If you have any questions, please contact Senior Articles Editor Sheila Menz.


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