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
- 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.
General Editorship for 2018 lies with the University of Waikato Faculty of Law. Please send submissions or make enquiries to Valmaine Toki:
Faculty of Law
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105