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Submission Information for Hamline Law Review

The Board of Editors of Hamline Law Review invites members of the bench, bar, and academic communities to submit articles on any area of law that may be of interest to the legal profession. Hamline Law Review is published three times annually and is comprised of articles, notes, comments, and book reviews.

Manuscript Submission

Manuscripts should be submitted on a CD-rom or electronically. The document should be double-spaced, use one space after periods, and include footnotes generated by a word processor (i.e., not manually). Only one type of footnote numbering may be used; dedications or other information must be numbered as a normal footnote. Citation format must conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed. 2010).

Hamline Law Review uses Word 2007 for Microsoft Office XP in its publication process. Therefore, documents must be prepared using Microsoft Word. Please call to ascertain that a specific version of the above programs may be used.

Send manuscripts to:

Articles Editors
Hamline Law Review
Hamline University School of Law
1536 Hewitt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284
Fax: 651-523-2808

Manuscripts may also be submitted electronically to

Volume 37 of Hamline Law Review will focus on Minnesota law and the laws of the upper Midwest for the fall issue and national legal issues that have a regional impact for the spring issue. For publication in the fall issue on Minnesota law and the laws of the upper Midwest, please submit articles by the end of September. For publication in the spring issue on national legal issues with regional impact, please submit articles by December. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the articles editors at

Volume 37 will also dedicate an issue to our symposium topic, issues of law concerning in-house counsel. For submission deadlines and topic guidelines, please contact Jeremy Lagasse.

Manuscript Review

All submissions will be reviewed for publication considering editorial limitations, publication schedules, and space availability. Authors will be notified of the editorial board’s decision regarding publication of their article as soon as possible. Accepted articles undergo extensive editorial and technical review prior to publication. Manuscripts submitted to Hamline Law Review will be returned only in the event of express request by the author(s).

Hamline Law Review will not publish material that has been committed for publication in another journal. Authors should promptly advise the editorial board when their work has been accepted elsewhere.