Articles, Notes, and Essays

The Rutgers University Law Review extends a warm welcome to authors interested in publishing with our journal.

The Law Review is published five times per year; the Articles Editors consider submissions during the Fall and Spring submission cycles. We encourage the submission of unsolicited articles and essays. Authors may submit their articles via e-mail at or via regular mail at the address listed below.

Manuscripts may be submitted either as printed documents or in electronic format, and should be addressed to:

Rutgers University Law Review
Articles Office, 3rd Floor
Rutgers School of Law – Newark
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Expedited Review

If you have received an offer from another journal for your manuscript and would like to request expedited review, please e-mail the Senior Articles Editors at In the body of the e-mail, please include:

• your name

• the name of your manuscript

• the name of the journal that has extended an offer to you

• the date that offer expires

• the phone number or e-mail address of a contact person at that journal

The editors of the Law Review attempt to honor all requests for expedited review for which the above information is provided. To increase the chances of timely review, please attach an electronic version of your manuscript to the e-mail. If you are unable to send e-mail, you may request expedited review by calling the Senior Articles Editor at (973) 353-5391.

We invite you to read the complete manuscripts of Rutgers University Law Review articles on WestlawLexis, and HeinOnline.


Submissions and questions can be sent electronically to:

Paper submissions can be sent to:

Rutgers University Law Review
Attn: Commentaries Editor
Rutgers Law School
123 Washington Street, 3rd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102


Volume 68, Issue 3


Congratulations to Leslyn Moore ’17 for being chosen as the National Black Law Students Association Chapter President of the Year!

The Rutgers University Law Review invites you to its 2016 symposium, entitled Bordering Legal: An Examination of Immigrant Legal Status in the U.S. and Its Impact on Migrating Families. The event will take place on Friday, April 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Newark campus of Rutgers Law School. Click here to register for the event.

Please join the Rutgers University Law Review at the 27th Annual State Constitutional Law Lecture at Rutgers Law School, Camden campus, on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 12:00 PM. Mary Bonauto, who successfully argued for marriage equality before the Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges, will serve as the speaker.

The American Law Institute announces the publication of Volume 68, Issue 1.

The New Jersey Women Lawyers Association recognized two Law Review members at its 8th Annual Women’s Initiative and Leaders in the Law Platinum Gala. The Honorable Barbara Byrd Wecker ’74 received the Platinum Award and Sabrina Baig ’17 received a grant for her essay, A Near Zero Tolerance Policy.

Congratulations to Staff Editor Christine Braswell ’17 for receiving a scholarship from Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. The scholarship is granted based on the student’s academic, vocational, and volunteer background.

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