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 editors and then double-blind peer reviewed
(although referees may be revealed to authors with the referee's approval).
- The usual length for articles is between 8,000 and 13,000 words. Research foci that
necessitates a slightly longer article may be accepted at the discretion of the editors. Shorter academic articles analysing recent
developments (for example cases, statutes, or reports) are welcomed, as are book reviews.
- Submissions must not have been concurrently submitted to any other journal or published elsewhere.
How to Submit Your Article
- Submission of articles is welcomed. Please submit articles as an email attachment in
Word format to the General Editor, Professor Andrew Geddis, at
- Authors submitting articles should provide:
- An abstract of no more than 200 words;
- An anonymised version of the article to be used in peer review;
- A separate title page, with abstract, authorís name, affiliation and contact details included;
- Confirmation in the email that the submission has not been concurrently submitted to any other
journal or published elsewhere.
- Style is in accordance with New Zealand Law Style Guide
- We are often provided with new books by publishers for book
reviews. If you are interested in reviewing a specific book, please contact
Professor Andrewn Geddis at email@example.com
- Publishers should send books for review to:
NZULR c/o Professor Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law
University of Otago
PO Box 56