Columbia Undergraduate Law Review Accepting Submissions

The Columbia Undergraduate Law Review, a journal of undergraduate legal scholarship based at Columbia University in the City of New York, is accepting submissions for its Spring 2024 issue. 

The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, January 30, 2024 by 11:59 PM ET, but students are encouraged to submit before that deadline. In recognition of the various paths undergraduates may take to study law, the Columbia Undergraduate Law Review welcomes submissions of research articles, senior theses, and essays embracing a wide range of topics and viewpoints related to the field of law. Undergraduate students in any major, track, or class year should feel free to send their work. Visit to view past journals or to read the mission statement.

Submissions must be double-spaced in Microsoft Word .doc or .docx format, follow Chicago style citations, and include endnotes and a Works Cited section. Although there are no strict length limitations, the majority of published pieces range from 15 to 20 pages (excluding references). Longer papers should be shortened to fit this page length recommendation before submission, and excessive length or brevity may affect acceptance. 

In the document, please also include the following information: 

1.     Your name

2.     Current email address and phone number

3.     College/University and year of graduation

4.     Title

5.     250-word abstract

6.     Short explanation of when and why paper was initially written

Please submit your article on the website under the “Submit” tab. Feel free to reach out to Jinoo Kim ( or Kira Ratan ( with any questions or concerns.

By Reed Srere
Reed Srere Senior Associate Director