The American University Law Review is the oldest and largest student-run publication at American University, Washington College of Law.
The American University Law Review is the oldest and largest student-run publication at American University, Washington College of Law. The Law Review receives approximately 2,500 submissions from outside authors each year and publishes articles from professors, judges, practicing lawyers, and renowned legal thinkers. The Law Review has published articles and commentary by Supreme Court Chief Justices Warren Burger, William Rehnquist, and Earl Warren, and Associate Justices Hugo Black, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Arthur Goldberg. The Law Review has also published articles or commentary by prominent legal figures such as Stephen Bright, Paul Butler, Erwin Chemerinsky, Tom Goldstein, Paul Kamenar, Judge Paul Michel, Judge Stephen Reinhardt, Nadine Strossen, and Laurence Tribe.
The American University Law Review publishes six bimonthly issues per year. It is the only journal in the nation to publish an annual issue dedicated to decisions of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit regarding patent law, international trade, government contracts, and trademark law.
According to the Washington and Lee University Law Library journal rankings, the American University Law Review is among the top 40 general law reviews in the nation. A member of the National Conference of International Law Journals, the American University Law Review is also indexed in LEXIS, Westlaw, the Index to Legal Periodicals, and the Resource Index/Current Law Index. Each American University Law Review edition is distributed nationally and abroad to law school libraries, private law firms, public legal organizations, and individual subscribers.