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About Scholastica

Scholastica is a journal management product used in various disciplines, and it enables authors to submit manuscripts to multiple publications at a time. More than 500 law reviews accept submissions via Scholastica, and the current list can be viewed by going to and selecting "Law Reviews" from the "Currently displaying" dropdown menu. From this alphabetized list, click "Read more" to view additional information about a particular law review, such as publishing timelines, contact information, and links to the publication's website. 

To see the list of law reviews that are currently accepting submissions through Scholastica, go to and search or browse through the list. Click on the "Open?" column heading to change the display to those law reviews that are not currently accepting submissions.

Using Scholastica

If you already have an individual Scholastica account associated with the Law School, go to to log in. If you cannot remember your password, click the "Forgot password?" link and follow the prompts.

Once logged in, you can submit a manuscript, edit your profile, browse journals and recently published articles, view social posts tailored to your interests, and view any notifications you may have.

Submitting a Manuscript

Once you have logged into your Scholastica account and clicked the red "Submit a Manuscript", you will then choose which law reviews you wish to submit to.  You can read about each by clicking on them and you may choose journals individually or submit your article to a pool of law reviews. 

  • To submit to the pool of law reviews: click on   
  • To submit to journals individually: click on the journal and if they are accepting articles, you should see Submit Manuscript at the upper right. For some non-law journals your may need to click on "For Authors" and then on the blue  Submit a Manuscript.
  • To fix a mistake: go to shopping cart to delete

When finished making your selections, click the "Next Step" button to proceed to the "Manuscript form".

Required fields on the form are indicated with asterisks, and Scholastica requires authors to upload both the manuscript and a CV as doc, docx, or pdf files. Additional sound, video, and/or image files may also be uploaded. Click the "Next Step" button when finished.

Carefully review your submission information and associated files. 

Contact the law school's Vice Dean for Research and Faculty Development if you have any questions about fees or required payments.

Once you have verified that the information you entered is correct, click the "Submit" button to complete your submission.

Managing Your Submissions

For an overview of how to use the Discussions feature to review and manage your submissions within Scholastica, consult the Communicating with a Journal section of the Guide for Law Authors.