Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Minnesota Law Review. The 2015 petition period is quickly approaching. Be sure to check this site frequently for updates and events regarding the petition process. 

Current Law Review staff members can access the note and comment advisory form here.



Petition Period and Deadlines

2015 Petition Schedule and Deadlines


Moot Court and Journal Informational Meetings 


Petition 101


Journal 1L Receptions

·         JIL/JLST: Monday, April 20, 4:30-6:30 PM, Auerbach Commons

·         MLR: Tuesday, April 21, 4:30-6:30 PM, Auerbach Commons

·         JLEL: Wednesday, April 22, 4:30-6:30 PM, Auerbach Commons

·         JLI: Thursday, April 23, 3:30-5:30 PM, Aurebach Commons


Bluebooking Breakout Sessions


Petition Preparation and Strategy Session



Samples from Prior Years



News & Events

  • Fall Submissions Open – Headnotes

    The Minnesota Law Review: Headnotes fall submissions period is open. For more information, please visit our submissions page.

  • Vol. 97 Piece Quoted in Mother Jones Article

    A recent Mother Jones article predicting how the Roberts Court would resolve King v. Burwell draws on How Business Fares in the Supreme Court from Volume 97. You can read the article here.

  • Welcome to De Novo

    For nearly one hundred years, the Minnesota Law Review has been a leader amongst academic legal publications. When Professor Henry J. Fletcher launched the journal in 1917, his goal was simple. It was to “contribute a little something to the systematic growth of the whole law.” Since then, the Law [...]

  • Minnesota Law Review Alum Remembered 45 Years After Death

    Minnesota Law Review alumnus Tom Cranna was honored at the Annual Banquet this Spring, 45 years after his death. Mr. Cranna was remembered for his contributions to the journal, the school, and the positive impact he had on his family and friends. The Devil’s Lake Journal published a memorial which [...]

  • Follow MLR on Twitter!

    The Minnesota Law Review is proud to announce that we are now on Twitter. Follow us @MinnesotaLawRev for information and updates concerning the petition period and deadlines, the opening and closing of article submissions, our 2014 Symposium: Offenders in the Community, and all other news concerning our authors and publications. [...]


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