The UCLA Law Review is not currently accepting new submissions for Volume 65.

We will reopen for new submissions in August 2017.  Please note that we welcome fall submissions, which constitute approximately 40% of our annual Volume.

Submission Guidelines

The UCLA Law Review prefers articles under 25,000 words in length (including text and footnotes).  We do not publish articles exceeding 35,000 words except in extraordinary circumstances.  We also give preference to articles above 10,000 words.  If you are working on a shorter piece, please consider submitting to Discourse, our online publication.

The UCLA Law Review only reviews articles submitted electronically via Scholastica (preferred) or by mail (as a hard copy).  Email submissions are not reviewed.

If you choose to submit a hard copy, please mail your submission to:

Articles Dept.
UCLA Law Review
UCLA School of Law
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

The Review Process

The Articles Department attempts to review every article within eight weeks of its receipt.

Expedited Review

If you have received an offer from another journal and wish to request expedited review, please use Scholastica's expedite feature.  (If you submitted a hard copy, please email us at to request expedited review.)  We will do our best to review your piece by your expedite request deadline.  If the deadline changes, please update the expedite date through Scholastica as soon as possible.

Withdrawing Your Submission

If you accept an offer of admission from another journal, please use Scholastica to withdraw your submission to the UCLA Law Review as soon as possible.  (If you submitted a hard copy, please email us at to withdraw your submission.)

Offer of Publication

The Chief Articles Editor will contact you by phone and/or email with an offer of publication.  Once you accept the UCLA Law Review’s offer, we expect you to withdraw all other submissions.

Authors receive twenty-five free reprints of their article.  The price of additional reprints varies based on the length of the article.

For further information on our copyright agreement, please see the Copyright page.