Research Dean

Law Review Submissions

Concurring Opinions, Law Review Articles Submissions Resources

Emory Law Library, Current Law Review Article Length Limits & Preferences.

Michael Hoffheimer, LexisNexis On-Line Directory of Law Reviews and Scholarly Resources.

Allen Rostron & Nancy Levit, Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals.

Washington & Lee Law Library, Law Journals: Submissions and Ranking.

University of Washington Gallagher Law Library, list of journals and addresses from Current Index to Legal Periodicals.

Articles: Law Review Studies

Ian Ayres & Fredrick Vars, Determinants of Citations to Articles in Elite Law Reviews, 29 J. Legal Stud. 427 (1999).

Kincaid C. Brown, How Many Copies Are Enough? Using Citation Studies to Limit Journal Holdings, 94 L. Libr. J. 301 (2002).

Lawrence Brown, Ranking Journals Using Social Science Research Network Downloads (July 2002).

Dennis Callahan & Neal Devins, Law Review Article Placement: Benefit or Beauty Prize?, 56 J. Legal Educ. 374 (2006).

Jim Chen, Modeling Law Review Impact Factors as an Exponential Distribution (May 2006).

Leah Christensen & Julie Oseid, Navigating the Law Review Article Selection Process: An Empirical Study of Those with All the Power-Student Editors, 59 S.C. L. Rev. 465 (2008).

Joshua Deahl & Bernard A. Eskandari, Before & After the Colon, 10 Green Bag 2d. 7 (2006).

Tracey E. George & Chris Guthrie, An Empirical Evaluation of Specialized Law Reviews, 26 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 813 (1999).

Robert Jarvis & Phyllis Coleman, Ranking Law Reviews: An Empirical Analysis Based on Author Prominence, 39 Ariz. L. Rev. 15 (1997).

Robert Jarvis & Phyllis Coleman, Ranking Law Reviews by Author Prominence-Ten Years Later, 99 Law Lib. J. 573 (2007).

Adam Liptak, When Rendering Decisions, Judges Are Finding Law Reviews Irrelevant, N.Y. Times (Mar. 19, 2007).

Ronen Perry, The Relative Value of American Law Reviews: A Critical Appraisal of Ranking Methods, 11 Va. J.L. & Tech. 1 (2006).

Ronen Perry, The Relative Value of American Law Reviews: Refinement and Implementation, 39 Conn. L. Rev. __ (2007).

Richard Posner, The Theory and Practice of Citations Analysis, with Special Reference to Law and Economics.

Fred Shapiro, The Most-Cited Law Reviews, 29 J. Legal Stud. 389 (2000).

Articles: Legal Scholarship

Alfred Brophy, Law Review’s Empire: The Assessment of Law Reviews and Trends in Legal Scholarship, 39 Conn. L. Rev. 101 (2006).

Paul Caron, The Long Tail of Legal Scholarship, 116 Yale L.J. Pocket Part 38 (2006).

Nancy Levit, Scholarship Advice for New Law Professors in the Electronic Age (2006).

Michael Madison, The Idea of the Law Review: Scholarship, Prestige, and Open Access, 10 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 901 (2006).

Jason Nance & Dylan Steinberg, The Law Review Article Selection Process: Results from a National Study (July 2007).

Lawrence Solum, Download It While Its Hot: Open Access and Legal Scholarship, 10 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 841 (2006).

Mary Whisner & Ann Hemmens, Writing for and Publishing in Law Reviews (Oct. 2006).

Articles: Research Deans

Richard Buckingham, Diane D’Angelo & Susan Vaughn, Law School Rankings, Faculty Scholarship, and Associate Deans for Faculty Research (Feb. 2007).

Paul Caron & Rafael Gely, What Law Schools Can Learn from Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics, 82 Tex. L. Rev. 1483 (2004).

Paul Caron & Joseph Tomain, The Associate Dean for Faculty Research Position: Encouraging and Promoting Scholarship, 33 U. Toledo L. Rev. 233 (2001).

James Lindgren, Fifty Ways to Promote Scholarship, 49 J. Legal Educ. 126 (1999).

Edward Rubin, Should Law Schools Support Faculty Research?, 17 J. Contemp. L. Issues (2008).


Mary Dudziak, How (Not to) Write an Abstract

Susan Duncan, Writing Abstracts:  Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV

Philip Koopman, How to Write an Abstract

Kathy Zellers et al., Abstracts