Submission of Articles
The New Zealand Universities Law Review publishes articles
on a wide variety of subjects, although preference is given to articles
on New Zealand law, general principles of common law, and international
- Unsolicited articles are assessed by the General Editors and
then peer reviewed.
- Peer review is anonymous, although referees may be revealed
to authors with the referee's approval.
- Preferred length for articles is between 8,000 and 12,000 words.
- Book reviews and shorter commentaries on recent legislation,
judicial decisions and reports are welcomed.
- Submissions must not have been concurrently submitted to, or published in, any other journal or law review.
- While we do on occasion publish articles written by students, please note that the work must be of high quality to be considered, with a standard of A to A+.
- See here for assistance on how to turn a student research essay into a scholarly article.
- We are often provided with new books by publishers for book
reviews. If you are interested in reviewing new books please contact
the General Editor
- Send books for review to:
Production Editor NZULR
PO Box 43
How to Submit Your Article
General Editorship for 2016 lies with the AUT School of Law. Please send submissions or make enquiries to Charles Rickett:
- Submissions for articles are welcomed. The file format should be Microsoft Word on CD or sent by email.
- Please refer to the New Zealand Law Style Guide for guidance.
- Articles should include a brief synopsis.
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