Submitting to DLJ Online

Policy Overview

DLJ Online welcomes submissions from all undergraduate students. (Graduate or law students, law professors, and legal practitioners may submit full length articles to the print edition of the Dartmouth Law Journal, adhering to the guidelines posted here.) Submissions must be related to law and/or public policy; within these parameters, however, subject matter can be broad and diverse. The recommended length of submissions is 10,000 words or less, excluding footnotes.

All submissions will be reviewed by the DLJ Online editors, who select articles for publication. Following completion of a publication contract and a brief editorial period, selected submissions will be published exclusively to DLJ Online.

If you are interested in submitting an article to DLJ Online, please e-mail the DLJ Online editors at the following address: Please use the subject line “DLJ Online Submission” and attach to the e-mail a) a .docx file of the most recent version of your article; b) a resume/CV; and c) a short (100 words or less) author biography.

Expedited Review

In the event that you have received an offer of acceptance from another publication, the DLJ accepts requests for expedited review. Please send requests for expedited review to the DLJ Online editors at the following e-mail address:

Citations and Ethics

Submissions to DLJ Online should adhere to some type of recognized and widespread form of citation. DLJ Online prefers Chicago or MLA style.

DLJ Online does not accept submissions that have been published in other publications, either in print or online. The DLJ has no tolerance for plagiarized work.


If you have any questions about DLJ Online’s submissions policy, please contact the editors at

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