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Minnesota Law Review

The Minnesota Law Review has closed submissions for Volume 108’s print edition. We will no longer be accepting submissions via Scholastica or reviewing direct submission submitted by email.

Submissions for Vol 109 will open in early 2024.

If you have a shorter piece of timely, legal scholarship, you may consider submitting to MLR: Headnotes. Headnotes will continue accepting submissions for Volume 108 on a rolling basis.

We appreciate your interest and are happy to answer any questions at


MLR: Headnotes

Headnotes is currently receiving submissions for Volume 108. Articles will be accepted on a continual rolling basis. If you have a timely article responding to a recent legal development or court opinion, please submit those pieces for consideration directly to

If you are interested in publishing a piece responding to an article or essay published in Volume 107 of the Minnesota Law Review, please reach out directly to

Headnotes: 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 does not accept pieces from current law students, graduate students, or undergraduate students. It does accept submissions from law school faculty, attorneys, and practitioners.

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


Publication Agreements

The Minnesota Law Review offers publication agreements that conform to Open Access Law Journal principles, which give authors great freedom to distribute their works. Please review a copy of our model publication agreement for further information.

The Minnesota Law Review is published six times a year in November, December, February, April, May, and June by the Minnesota Law Review Foundation. Headnotes is published two times a year.