Law Journals
Emory Law's journals feature the legal scholarship of professors, practitioners, heads of state, and students from throughout the country and around the world.

Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal

Published since 1984 and the only student-run bankruptcy journal in the United States, the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal provides a forum for research, debate, and information for practitioners, scholars, and the public. The EBDJ also hosts a symposium in the spring. EBDJ »

Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review

The Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review explores the relationship between the corporation and its stakeholders in the United States and abroad. This online-only publication addresses issues of who the relevant stakeholders are and how far corporate responsibility to them should extend. ECGAR »

Emory International Law Review

The student-run Emory International Law Review enjoys a worldwide reputation as a leader in international scholarship. The print and online EILR publishes articles on subjects ranging from human rights to international intellectual property issues to freedom of religion and belief. EILR »

Emory Law Journal

Founded in 1952 as the Journal of Public Law, the student-edited Emory Law Journal has been publishing academic, professional, and student-authored pieces on the full range of legal subjects since 1978. ELJ publishes six issues of legal scholarship along with ELJ Online, its online companion. ELJ also hosts the Randolph W. Thrower Symposium in the spring semester, bringing together legal scholars from across the country to discuss timely legal topics. ELJ »

IP Theory

IP Theory, founded in 2010 at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, is an online, peer-edited, open-access intellectual property law publication. In 2013, Emory Law joined as a partner of the publication. Neither law journal nor blog, it occupies a niche between the two. It serves as a new forum for essays and opinion pieces that are more concise than typical law journal articles, as well as book and other literature reviews. IPT »

Journal of Law and Religion

The Journal of Law and Religion is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, with student participation, and published in collaboration with Cambridge University Press. Since 1982, JLR has been the leading academic journal publishing interdisciplinary and interfaith scholarship at the the intersection of law and religion. In 2013, JLR became an Emory-edited journal. JLR »

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Transfer Student Journal Competition

The 2016 Transfer Write-on Competition is Wednesday, July 27 at 9:00 a.m. through Monday, August 8 at 12:00 NOON Eastern time. Names and emails of admitted students who have paid their deposit will be mailed the Write-on Competition Instruction Packet on Wednesday, July 27 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time. If you do not receive the packet by Wednesday, July 27 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time, please email

Accepted candidates will be required to attend orientation August 13-14, 2016, on campus.

Instructions to submit your casenote and quiz will be available here shortly after the competition begins.

Submissions will not be accepted after 12:00 NOON Eastern time on Monday, August 8. Allow ample time to fill out the form and submit your files.

NOTE: Your casenote and quiz must be in PDF format with filenames in the following format:

  • CASENOTE_10-digitPhoneNumber.pdf (e.g., CASENOTE_3124464941.pdf)
  • QUIZ_10-digitPhoneNumber.pdf (e.g., QUIZ_3124464941.pdf)

For questions about the logistics of the competition, please email For questions about specific journals, please email the respective Editor-in-Chief.

In addition to our four student-run law journals, you may also apply to serve as a staff member on the peer-reviewed interdisciplinary Journal of Law & Religion. If you are interested in serving on the JLR, please contact Managing Editor Silas Allard ( for application instructions. JLR uses an alternate application process, and if you wish to be considered for both JLR and the student-run journals you must compete in write-on and submit JLR’s application. If you apply to multiple journals, you will only receive one offer.

General Information About Write-On Competitions

The information packet handed out at the April 4, 2016  Journal Write-On Competition meeting is available here »

Subscription Rates for 2015–2016

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All prices include postage. Only USD accepted in check form. Make check payable to Emory University. Agent discount is 10%. Prepayment is required. New subscription payments made after the first issue of a volume ships will be applied to the next volume. Subscriptions begin only at the first issue of a volume. Subscriptions may be cancelled at any time. Refunds are not available. Claims must be submitted to the journal within twelve months of an issue’s publication. Back issues are available from William S. Hein & Co., 2350 North Forest Road, Getzville, NY 14068 USA; +1 800.828.7571.

Please send orders, claim requests, and general inquiries to the Director of Student Publications at the above address or »

Emory Law Journal

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  • ISSN: 0094-4076
  • Published six times annually on an academic calendar. Volume 65 will be published September 2015–August 2016. Current and archive issues available online at no cost.
Single Issue$12.00$20.00

Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal

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  • ISSN: 0890-7862
  • Published semi-annually on an academic calendar. Volume 32 will be published September 2015–August 2016. Current and archive issues available online at no cost.
Single Issue$22.00$30.00

Emory International Law Review

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  • ISSN: 1052-2850
  • Published semi-annually on an academic calendar. Volume 30 will be published September 2015–August 2016. Current and archive issues available online at no cost.
Single Issue$20.00$28.00