Hofstra Law


Writing for one of our nationally recognized journals is a great resume builder, especially if it relates to your area of study.

You are eligible to join a journal after your first year of law school. Membership on a journal is competitive: You must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, make a strong showing in a writing competition, or submit an article of publishable quality.

Hofstra Law Review

The Hofstra Law Review published its inaugural issue in 1973. Since that time, we have earned and maintained our reputation as a professional and well-regarded journal. The Hofstra Law Review is ranked 172 overall among more than 1,000 law school journals in the nation.

Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal

The Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal is a scholarly journal devoted to various aspects of labor and employment law. Legal practitioners and scholars are given the opportunity to submit articles for publication in this specialized field of law. In addition, each issue contains notes and comments written by students examining cases and developments in the field.

Journal of International Business and Law (JIBL)

The Journal of International Business and Law (JIBL), established in 1999, is a student-run publication that explores the interaction of business and law in the global marketplace. As the legal and business worlds collide in a global business dynamic, there exists a need for wide-ranging scholarly debate and critical thinking on a broad range of topics that is crucial to both practitioners and academicians.

ACTEC Law Journal

ACTEC, the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, is a very prestigious organization. Authors contributing to the ACTEC Law Journal include some of the most well-respected academics and practitioners in the field. The articles explore trust, estate and tax issues. Student editors are involved in the article-editing process.

Family Court Review

Family Court Review (FCR) is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal published under the auspices of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC). Family Court Review is an international, interdisciplinary family law journal -- a forum for the exchange of ideas, programs, research, legislation, case law and reforms. The Journal is ranked 1 nationally in the category of family law.

Source: Law Journal Rankings Project, Washington and Lee University School of Law