The Arkansas Law Review invites legal scholars to submit their manuscripts for consideration for publication.  In addition to accepting works from scholars across the country, the Arkansas Law Review is also soliciting articles written by Arkansas lawyers, judges, and other legal scholars about topics relevant to Arkansas law.  The Arkansas Law Review is published quarterly.  Articles are accepted for consideration year-round, but manuscripts received between mid-May and mid-August may require an extended review period.

General Guidelines:

          The Arkansas Law Review prefers that manuscripts be submitted via email to  Manuscripts may also be mailed to: Arkansas Law Review, School of Law, Waterman Hall 107, Fayetteville, AR 72701.

          Papers of any length will be considered. We are particularly interested in papers between 20,000 and 30,000 words. Contributors are encouraged to submit manuscripts in 12 point, double-spaced type.  Citations should adhere to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed. 2010).  Please use footnotes rather than endnotes.  Arkansas cases should be cited to both the Arkansas/Arkansas Appellate Reports (Ark./Ark. App.) and to the Southwestern Reporter (S.W./S.W.2d/S.W.3d).  Authors should also provide a resume or paragraph of biographical data.   Ideally, the law review process takes three weeks, and authors are notified of decisions by email.

Expedited Review:

          If you have submitted a manuscript for review and would like to request an expedited review, please contact our Managing Editor by email at or by phone at (479) 575-5610.  Generally, we require at least seven business days to complete an expedited review.



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