The City University of New York (CUNY) Law Review is a student-run publication devoted to producing public interest scholarship, engaging with the public interest bar, and fostering student excellence in writing, legal analysis, and research.
The journal's Editorial Board considers submissions for the Fall issue between March and August, and for the Spring issue between October and February. Footnote Forum submissions are considered on a rolling basis throughout the school year. For the most current submission schedule and guidelines, please refer to the Submissions section of CUNY Law Review's website.
In general, the journal accepts submissions for the following sections:
CUNY Law Review is dedicated to providing a forum for legal commentary that promotes the public interest and social justice, informs the legal community of new developments in public interest law, and provides a forum for practitioners from an array of areas within the legal community. Executive Articles are traditional scholarly articles under 25,000 words, typically written by law professors and others in the legal academy.
Notes and Comments
The Notes and Comments section welcomes student scholarship that takes risks. The editors are particularly interested in submissions that speak to CUNY Law School's mission of furthering public interest law and serving the needs of our New York City community.
Public Interest Practitioner Section (PIPS)
The PIPS editors welcome submissions from legal practitioners who are dedicated to working with underrepresented communities. Designed to provide a space for practitioners to share their thoughts and strategies with others in the public interest legal community, the PIPS section provides practitioners with a degree of flexibility intended to facilitate a focused conversation.
The journal's Digital Articles Editors are continually seeking shorter, more time-sensitive contributions–such as comments on recent federal or state case law, critiques of legislative proposals, and legally relevant analyses of current events–for inclusion in the law review's evolving digital platform, Footnote Forum .