Manuscript Submissions

Thank you for your interest in publishing with the Vermont Law Review. The Vermont Law Review continually seeks articles, commentaries, essays, and book reviews on any subject concerning recent developments in state, federal, Native American, or international law.

The Vermont Law Review offers a rapid review of submitted manuscripts, an on-time publication schedule, and a cooperative editing process. We believe these attributes, combined with a highly dedicated staff, make the Vermont Law Review an excellent journal for publishing your work.

Submission Requirements

Submissions should consist of double-spaced text with one-inch margins and single-spaced footnotes. Text and citations should conform to A Uniform System of Citation (18th ed., 2005) (“The Bluebook”). Please include your contact information including address, telephone number, and email address. Mailed submissions cannot be returned and double-sided printing of submissions is preferred, if possible.

Interested authors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts electronically or via U.S. mail. The Vermont Law Review strives to make offers within one to two weeks of receiving a manuscript. Please note: electronic submissions are preferred (if possible), and mailed submissions will have a slower response time compared to electronically submitted manuscripts.

Electronic Submissions

A submission can be submitted electronically as an email attachment. While MS Word format is preferred, we also accept documents in WordPerfect or Adobe PDF formats. Electronic submissions should be emailed to:

Mail Submissions

Though electronic submissions are preferred, please mail submissions to:

Vermont Law Review
Vermont Law School
Attn: Articles Editor
P.O. Box 96
South Royalton, Vermont 05068

Expedited Review

Requests for expedited review can be submitted via email to the address email address listed above. Please include your name, the title of the article, the journal with which you have an offer outstanding, and the date you need to have a response by.


For submission questions, please email the Vermont Law Review Articles Editor at, or call the Vermont Law Review (802-763-1253).