The Maine Law Review welcomes submissions from judges, scholars, and legal professionals.  We consider student submissions only from University of Maine School of Law students.

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Online Posts and Essay Submissions

The Maine Law Review Blog is an alternative medium for members of the Maine Law community to widely disseminate their original scholarship in a shortened and condensed form.  Content for this blog is generated solely by the members of the Maine Law community and is published under the sole direction of the Online Editor, in consultation with the Managing Editor and the Editor-in-Chief.

Article Submissions

The Maine Law Review is now accepting submissions for publication in Volume 68.

The preferred method of receiving unsolicited manuscripts is through Scholastica and ExpressO. To submit an article, please visit and

The Maine Law Review also accepts e-mail submissions.  If you are unable to utilize the online systems listed above, please e-mail the following documents, in Microsoft Word format, to

  • Cover letter with the author’s name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  • A brief professional biography with a list of credentials.
  • Any other pertinent information (e.g. the article is being resubmitted, a Maine Law faculty member is familiar with the article, the article is time sensitive, etc.)

Paper submissions are no longer reviewed.

Student Comments and Case Notes

The Maine Law Review considers student submissions only from University of Maine School of Law students.

In selecting student pieces for publication, the Law Review gives preference to its members.  However, the Law Review encourages all Maine Law students to submit comments or case notes for publication.  For further information about the submissions process, and prior to submitting any piece for publication, please contact the Executive Editor at

Additional Inquiries

Please address any additional questions about the submissions process to the Executive Editor at