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Thank you for your interest in the law journals at the University of Minnesota Law School. The 2022–23 petitioning period is now closed. Though the 2023–24 process will vary, the information and links provided below may be useful in preparing to petition.

Please check out our regularly-updated Frequently Asked Questions document for more information.


Below, the moot courts and journals have provided information and videos on their organizations. This page will be updated as more information becomes available. If you have any immediate questions, please reach out to


Registration for Petition

Registration closed on May 4, 2022. You may reach out to for assistance.


Law Journals

All Journals Info Guide: PDF

Minnesota Law Review: Video (2022).

Journal of Law and Inequality: Video (2021).

Journal of International Law: Video (2022).

Journal of Law, Science, and Technology: Video (2022).


Moot Courts

Moot court competition team applications were due Wednesday, April 27, 2022. 

Moot Court General Info: Guide 

Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Moot Court

Environmental Law Moot Court

I.P. Moot Court

National Moot Court


Petitioning Resources

All Journals Info Guide: PDF

Case Comment On-Demand Training: PowerPoint, 2021 Video, Sample Case Comments

Bluebook On-Demand Training: PowerPoint


1L Foundations Session

Monday, April 4, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Video Recording


Meet the Moot Courts

Monday, April 11, 12:15 – 1:15 PM


Meet the Journals

Monday, April 11, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (Mondale Room 50), View Slideshow


Bluebook Breakout Sessions

Bluebooking #1: Tuesday, April 12, 12:15 – 1:15 PM (staffed by MLR reps) (Recording)

Bluebooking #2: Friday, April 15, 12:15 – 1:15 PM (staffed by JIL reps) (Recording)

Bluebooking #3: Monday, April 18, 4:15 – 5:15 PM (staffed by JLST reps) (Recording)

Bluebooking #4: Friday, April 22, 11:30 – 12:30 PM (staffed by JLI reps) (Recording)