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Headnotes Submissions

Thank you for your interest in publishing with Minnesota Law Review Headnotes.

If you have a timely article responding to a recent legal development or court opinion, please submit those pieces for consideration directly to Headnotes will begin reviewing submissions for Volume 109 on May 1, 2024. Submissions received prior to that date are welcome, but will not be reviewed until the submission period officially begins. The submission period for Headnotes closes when the volume is full.

General Submission Guidelines

Headnotes is the Minnesota Law Review online companion journal. We welcome any response pieces to recent Articles in our print volume, book reviews, and essays, especially essays on recent legal developments or upcoming court cases.

When submitting to Headnotes, please keep in mind the following:

1. Length of essays should be no longer than 10,000 words, including footnotes. An ideal essay is between 5,000 to 9,000 words.

2. While we do take time-sensitive pieces, please keep in mind that we cannot publish all such pieces we receive due to administrative constraints.

3. Headnotes accepts submissions from law school faculty, attorneys, and practitioners. It accepts pieces from current law students, graduate students, and undergraduate students on a case-by-case basis.

Citations in all manuscripts should conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2020).