Format Guidelines


Deadline:

  • Rolling Basis – Submissions may be submitted at any point. Submissions received before February 2, 2020 will be considered for the Spring 2020 issue.

Content:

  • Outlined in the Mission Statement
  • Papers written by multiple authors, or written in the format of a debate (either as separate papers or as one) will be considered. The topic of papers can be on the law of any country/region or on international law.
  • All papers must be previously unpublished.

Who is eligible to submit:

  • Undergraduate students at a college or university, including students taking gap years.
  • Multiple submissions are accepted.

Materials:

  • Submission Form (name, university, paper title, class year, major, country)
  • Paper (recommend length: 10-30 pages)
  • Abstract (200 words max)

Formatting:

  • Chicago Format, Times New Roman font, 12 point, double-spaced, 1-inch margins
  • Citations
    • Footnotes or endnotes (no parenthetical)
    •  All legal citations to cases in manuscripts submitted for publication should adhere to the format requirements of “The Bluebook – A Uniform System of Citation” (also known as the “Harvard Blue Book” or merely “The Blue Book”), which is available from http://www.legalbluebook.com. It also may be available at local university’s general and law libraries. In all other respects submissions should conform to the guidelines set out in the MLA Handbook.
  • Emailed to aclawreview@amherst.edu
  • Microsoft Word Attachment