Article Submissions | Process for Submitting Articles | Guidelines for Each Submission | Review Process | Expedited Requests | Offers of Publication

Articles Submissions

The Denver University Law Review publishes four issues per year.

We invite article submissions from professors, practitioners, judges and law clerks. We do not consider article submissions from unaffiliated law students.


Process for Submitting Articles

Articles may be submitted by either electronic or hard-copy format. Electronic submissions should be sent to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) » in either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. Hard-copy submissions should be addressed to:

Denver University Law Review
Attention: Articles Editor
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Suite 425
Denver, CO 80208
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Guidelines For Each Submission

All articles should follow the guidelines below:

Article submissions should be in Times New Roman, font size 12.
Footnotes should comply with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (18th ed. 2005).
Please include an abstract of not more than 150 words.
A current résumé or curriculum vitae.
All submissions must include a cover letter, which should have the following:
The title of the manuscript;
E-mail address;
A mailing address;
Daytime telephone number or a number where you may be reached.
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Review Process

The optimal times to submit articles are between late February and mid-April and August through mid-October. We will be considering manuscripts throughout the summer, however, please allow more time for review and expedited requests.

Upon either electronic or hard-copy submission, allow at least 20 days for review.
Each author who submits a manuscript will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of the article.
The Articles Editor will contact authors selected for publication immediately via phone. Please see below for further details about offers of publication.
Authors will be notified by either a letter or e-mail that their articles have not been selected for publication.


Expedited Requests

We do encourage authors to contact us via e-mail at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone (303.871.6172) regarding a request for expedited review. An expedited request must include the following information:

The date which an answer is required
Author’s name
Name of the journal(s) offering publication


Offers of Publication

Authors selected for publication will be notified by phone and will receive an e-mail confirming the offer to publish. Once accepted, authors will then work exclusively with the Editor-In-Chief and the Articles Editor throughout the publication process. This close relationship with the author allows for superior editing and efficiency.