Publish With Us

Are you interested in joining the legal discourse taking place in the University of Cincinnati Law Review  or on its Blog?  We gladly accept submissions from attorneys, professors, judges, or other parties wishing to contribute to legal discourse.

Submitting an article to be published in our Law Review:

We accept articles for publication in our Law Review on a rolling basis year round. If you are interested in submitting an article for print publication, please email us at for details and guidelines.



In addition to traditional law review articles, UCLR will be spotlighting articles written by practicing attorneys and judges throughout its 88th volume, with the goal of disseminating articles with a perspective grounded in practice. Please see our publication consideration criteria and submission guidelines below. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the UCLR at the email addresses provided below.

Special Call Publication Consideration Criteria

  • Timeliness of topic.
  • Strength and creativity of argument.
  • Literary quality and clarity.
  • Accessibility and comprehensibility.
    • With particular consideration given towards topics with impact at the local and state level of legal practice.
  • Author cannot be a full-time professor at a law school.

Special Call Submission Guidelines

  • Please adhere to bluebook standards.
  • An expected length will be between 4,000 and 20,000 words, not including footnotes.
  • Submissions can be made via email to
  • While decisions for publication will be made on a rolling basis, the deadline to submit an article for consideration is September 3, 2019.

Submitting an article for our blog:

For Blog submissions, contact the Blog Chair, Kaytlynn Hobbs, at  We welcome and encourage submissions from the legal community.

We ask that submitted articles be 2000 words or less, and may contain footnotes, if desired.  There is no required length and no footnote requirement.

The University of Cincinnati Law Review Blog reserves the right to accept or reject submissions. We also reserve the right to engage in a collaborative editing process with contributors.