Student Paper Publishing Resources

The Law Center’s Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law (IPIL) strongly encourages student scholarship and publication. Toward that end, the resources below may be helpful.

This document discusses the means by which a student might select a paper topic, and provides other resources for the writing process:



The Washington and Lee University School of Law list of Law Journals:


The Findlaw Academic Law Journals and Law Reviews - Intellectual Property Journals list:


The LexOpus submittal service by the Washington and Lee University School of Law:





The American University Washington College of Law Pence Law Library Guide to Publishing Papers:

(this has many excellent links inside of it)


The University of Wyoming College of Law George W. Hopper Law Library Student Publication Tips:


The Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Ross-Blakley Law Library Guide to Legal Publishing for Students:


Some "inside baseball" advice from one law school:


Advice entitled "Getting Published", including an example cover letter:


Common errors in English usage: