Submission Process

The UC Davis Law Review is now accepting submissions. Please note that we do not accept submissions from J.D. candidates at other law schools.

We accept submissions only via Scholastica or email. We strongly prefer Scholastica.

Footnotes should conform to the The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed. 2010). All submissions should be in either MS Word or Adobe PDF format and should include a table of contents. Authors must provide a curriculum vitae and a cover letter with the author's name, affiliation, address, phone number, and email address.

The Law Review will not return submissions nor assume responsibility for lost manuscripts.

If you have any questions regarding article submissions, please contact us at (530) 754-7644 or lawreview@law.ucdavis.edu.

Expedite Requests

We accept expedite requests by Scholastica or email. We strongly prefer Scholastica, as it makes tracking your request much easier. If you must email your request, please include the phrase "Expedited Review Request" in the subject line and provide the following information:

  1. Name
  2. Law School or Organization
  3. Article Name
  4. Phone Number
  5. E-mail Address
  6. Requested Review Deadline - The UC Davis Law Review generally requires seven business days to complete an expedited review.
  7. Name of the competing journal

The Law Review will contact authors by 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time on the day of the deadline. If the authors have not heard from the Law Review by that time, please contact our office.

Publication Agreement

Please click here to view our publication agreement.