Online Submissions

Suffolk University Law Review Online is currently accepting submissions for three categories of pieces for publication: Essays, Commentaries, and Responses.

  • Essay:  a brief look at an emerging legal issue (3,000-5,000 words, lightly footnoted, anticipated publication timeline of 2-4 weeks).
  • Commentary:  an immediate reaction to a new development in the law, such as reviewing a recent decision, or predicting a pending one (2,000 words max, lightly footnoted, anticipated publication timeline of 1-3 weeks).
  • Responsea brief, scholarly response to another piece of writing in either our print or online editions (2,000 words max, lightly footnoted, anticipated publication timeline of 1-2 weeks).

We also publish Case Notes from current members of the Law Review in our online edition.

  • Case Note: a brief look at a recent court decision. The focus of the analysis in a Case Note is on predicting the future impact of the court’s decision on future litigation in the area (3,000 word maximum).

If you are interested in submitting a piece to be considered for publication, please contact Matt Smith, Online Editor, at SULRonline@suffolk.edu.