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Submission Guidelines


We are currently seeking submissions for upcoming and future issues of the ELR. Whether you are a legal practitioner, law professor, or a student, all contributions are welcome and encouraged! Be sure to review our submissions deadlines and requirements, listed below.

While our journal does accept hardcopy manuscripts, ELR prefers all article and comment submissions to be sent via e-mail to

If you select to submit your manuscripts through the mail, please send three (3) copies of the manuscript addressed to:

UCLA Entertainment Law Review UCLA School of Law P.O. Box 951476 Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476 ATTN: Chief Submissions Editor


ELR requests that all submissions be accompanied by:

  1. Up-to-date resume/CV of the author
  2. Article/Comment abstract

Should you have any questions regarding submissions, feel free to e-mail them to or call us at (605) 321-6139.


For publication consideration in our FALL issue, we ask that all submissions be sent to ELR no later than October 1. ELR strives to have all of its Fall article/comment selections chosen by October 15. For publication consideration in our Spring issue, we ask that all submissions be sent to ELR no later than March 1. ELR strives to have all of its Spring article/comment selections chosen by March 15.

If your submission reaches us after our posted deadlines, ELR will automatically consider your submission for publication in the next issue of the journal. If you decide to publish your submission elsewhere in the interim, ELR kindly asks that you notify us of your decision, so that we may remove your submission from future consideration.