Submit to UC Davis Law Review Print Edition

The UC Davis Law Review is not currently accepting submissions. The UC Davis Law Review Online, a more nimble companion to the print edition, is open to submissions.

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

Submit to UC Davis Law Review Online

UC Davis Law Review Online welcomes short, timely submissions, including essays, responses, replies, and book reviews.

scholastica online

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

Submission Details

Our online journal is only considering submissions under 15,000 words at this time. We do not accept submissions from J.D. candidates at other law schools or from UC Davis students who are not currently on Law Review. (This does not apply to co-authors with non-students.) Current Law Review Members should not submit through Scholastica, but should contact the Managing Editor to ascertain when Notes should be submitted for selection.

Footnotes should conform to the The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed.). 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

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
  7. Name of the competing journal

Publication Agreement

View our publication agreement. 

Student Submissions to Other Journals

UC Davis School of Law students who are looking for information on submitting their papers to other journals should visit the Students page on the intranet and look under Journals.