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Publishing for Legal Scholars

A guide to publishing for legal scholars

NUSL Law Library Services for Publishing

The law library is happy to provide advice and other assistance with scholarly publishing, including:

  • Journal recommendations
  • Advice on submission formatting
  • Assistance publishing your article on SSRN or Northeastern's Digital Repository
  • Help using Scholastica to submit articles to law reviews

Law Review vs. Law Journal

For the purposes of this guide, law "review" and law "journal will be used interchangeably. It is common for a law school's general-subject publication to be called a "review" and for subject-specific publications to be "journals," but that is not universally true.