The Berkeley Business Law Journal (BBLJ) invites the submission of unsolicited manuscripts for its fall and spring issues. Submissions may include previously unpublished articles, essays, case notes, or comments concerning any aspect of the relationship between business and the law. The BBLJ traditionally publishes “Law Review” type pieces but submissions of all kinds are welcome.
The best times for submission are as follows:
Fall Edition: Late July – Early September
Spring Edition: January – February. (The BBLJ understands that the “peak” submissions period in the spring usually runs through March. However, the BBLJ prefers that its article are submitted earlier in the process so that the Board and begin working on the articles and accommodate the academic schedule.)
***Current Submission Status***
- Spring 2013 Submissions - We are now accepting submissions for our Spring 2013 issue.
- Please note: Regrettably, due to the high volume of submissions and requests, BBLJ is not able to confirm reception of submissions or any expedite request. A Submissions Editor will contact you if there is interest in the piece. If more time is needed to review an article, BBLJ will contact the author and request an extension. That said, if you need an expedited review please let us know.
- Preferred method: Expresso
Please submit electronic manuscripts, author cv, author contact information, and other materials relevant for consideration of an article via http://law.bepress.com/expresso/.
- The BBLJ also accept submission via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attn: Senior Submissions Editor
Electronic manuscripts in Microsoft Word file format are highly preferred. Manuscripts should be double-spaced, single-sided copies with generous margins. We regret that submissions cannot be returned. Authors should retain an exact copy of any material submitted.
All citations should conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed. 2010). In addition, the author should include his or her credentials including full name, degrees earned, academic or professional affiliations, and citations to all previously published legal articles. If any portion of a manuscript has been previously published by the author, the author should so indicate.