Denver Law Review


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.

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Process for Submitting Articles

Articles may be submitted by either electronic or hard-copy format. Electronic submissions should be sent to or through Scholastica, an electronic submission service, which can be found at Hard-copy submissions should be addressed to:

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

If you are interested in submitting articles to the Denver Law Review Forum, our online counterpart, please see We publish professors, practitioners, and law students under three content verticals: Regional Focus, Debates and Discussion, and Communities and Clients. See our online journal for more information.

Submit to Denver Law Review

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Guidelines For Each Submission

All articles should follow the guidelines below:

1. Article submissions should be in Times New Roman, font size 12.
2. Files formats should be either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF.
3. Footnotes should comply with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015).
4. Please include an abstract of not more than 150 words.
5. A current résumé or curriculum vitae of all authors.
6. All submissions must include a cover letter, which should have the following:
    A. The title of the manuscript;
    B. E-mail address;
    C. A mailing address;
    D. Daytime telephone number or a number where you may be reached; and
    E. The article's word count.

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Review Process

The optimal times to submit articles are:
(1) between mid-February and mid-April, and
(2) between early-August and mid-October.
We sometimes consider manuscripts throughout the summer; please contact the law review at to inquire whether we are reviewing articles outside of the months listed above.

Upon either electronic or hard-copy submission, allow at least 20 days for review. The law review will be in contact if your article was selected for publication or if we need additional time for review.

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Expedited Requests

We encourage authors to contact us via e-mail at or through Scholastica regarding a request for expedited review. An expedited request must include the following information:

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

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Offers of Publication

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

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Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208