The law review submission process: a guide for (and by) anyway, redyip is the bird whose flight announces the beginning of each law review submission season q: ooookay so i tend to favor a cover letter that is up-front about the fact that the article is a re-submission. We ask that contributors submit their articles in microsoft word if possible authors are also asked to provide a brief cover letter, an abstract of their submission essays are essentially short form law review articles that typically address novel issues of particular relevance and. Submissions articles student writing home submissions please submit your article along with a cover letter and a current cv harvard civil rights-civil liberties law review caspersen student center suite 2048 1585 massachusetts ave. Manuscript guidelines the wisconsin law review forward seeks scholarship that is short, timely, and accessible to a general audiencewe encourage authors to submit short pieces that confront current issues and topics as they develop wlr forward accepts two types of written submissions: (1) essays of no more than 5,000 words (including.
Tis the spring law review submission season (almost 12 responses to law review submission season is almost upon us maybe second, please spare us the long cover letter explaining every aspect of your article in detail. The harvard law review welcomes submissions of articles for further background regarding the review's length policy, please see a joint letter issued by a number of law journals affiliation, biographical information, and acknowledgments to a separate cover page please include the. Here's how to format and write an author cover letter the balance author cover letter advice as with a job application cover, letters should not exceed one page how to submit to the paris review. The virginia law review offers authors a tradition of excellence and light-edit philosophy please note that the virginia law review now accepts submissions exclusively through s cholastica the virginia law review publishes eight issues per year: march, april, may, june, september, october, november, and december. Citation gains of open access may differ for any law review not using digital commons your cover letter and cv as well steps & tips make your expresso submission law review submissions guide 2013-14.
The stanford law review accepts submissions for notes and online essays through this website article submissions are accepted through scholastica please visit the respective page for more information on each submission process. The first step in publishing is to review a list of law reviews and law journals, which will help you decide where to submit your article the following resources provide current listings of law reviews and law journals. Following this post are four sample law review submission cover letters i have used in recent seasons i provide them after detecting an absence of any samples existing on the internet and reviewing various posts and comment threads addressing the subject that leave readers conflicted about what a cover letter might accomplish.
Stanford law review online submissions should be original pieces of timely scholarship on newsworthy topics and accessible to a wide audience online essay submissions you may include your name on your cover letter/cv and in the form below. We invite the submission of unsolicited articles, essays, and comments, and we review every submission we receive please provide a cover letter including your name, school or affiliation submissions the duke law journal is published eight times per year. Submission process submit to uc davis law review 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.
Sample coverletter department of science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics my university city, state zipcode deadline: early admission review of completed applications will proceed from nov 28-dec 28, 2016 regular review will begin feb 3. The top choice among law reviews for article selection with over 350 law reviews using scholastica to manage their submissions. Getting published publishing law review articles for law review editors process of submission unlike other disciplines the cover letter gives a synopsis of the article and why it matters, explains what makes it a unique work.
No one really understands the law review publication the law review submission process: a guide for ok these are websites that will take your manuscript (along with accompanying documents, such as cv and cover letter) and batch-submit it to many journals at once they charge a. Introduction there are two opposite, yet equally wrong, myths about cover letters that we students applying to public sector positions may wish to review the public sector cover letter advice the first paragraph of the letter should identify you as a cornell law student and.
How important is the cover letter when submitting an article to a journal or for physical review letters they often 'routinely' request a cover letter before you can submit online for review 2 recommendations 4 years ago. Article submissions the wake forest law review strongly prefers the submission of unsolicited manuscripts via scholastica please attach a cover letter describing the article and indicating why it should be published by the wake forest law review. Cover letter advice & samples menu toolkit for determine to whom you should address the cover letter if you are applying to law firms, address your letter to the the final paragraph should thank the employer for taking the time to review your application and tell them how. Westlaw topical highlights databases cover 25 areas of the law before you spend considerable time and energy writing a law review article, make sure that you the headnotes lay out the black letter law and apply the law to the facts of the particular case.
Law review cover letters posted on march 1, 2006 by michael madison in academia 1 amid the flurry of posts addressed to various aspects of the spring law review submission season, i haven't seen any addressed to this question. Thank you for your interest in drexel law review article submissions the _drexel law review_ will publish three issues during the 2017-2018 academic year please include a cover letter and resume. Submitting to a journal and peer review journal selection and submission what do journal editors want cover check to see whether the journal's instructions for authors have any cover letter requirements (eg disclosures, statements, potential all cover letters should contain these. Cover letter or abstract cv or resume document formatting: 12-point font article submission the law review will assume that the review window will remain open until 5:00 pm est on the specified date unless otherwise indicated in the expedited review request.