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The Kentucky Law Journal is the tenth oldest law review published by the nation's law schools. Publication has been continuous since 1881. Four issues are published annually by the University of Kentucky College of Law. The Journal is edited entirely by a student editorial board, with guidance from a faculty advisor. Each issue contains articles written by prominent national scholars and notes written by Journal members encompassing a broad range of legal topics. 

Visit the Kentucky Law Journal Online* for short articles on topics of interest to legal professionals in the Commonwealth. 

*This website is not under the control of the University of Kentucky nor the College of Law and its contents do not reflect the opinions or views of the University or College. 



We strongly encourage contributors to submit manuscripts through Scholastica or email them to Alternatively, you may mail a hard copy to:

Articles Editor

Kentucky Law Journal

University of Kentucky College of Law, Room 92

Lexington, KY 40506-0048

The Journal welcomes the submission of unsolicited articles. Submissions should include the author’s resume or curriculum vitae with citations in the form of footnotes and formatted according to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (Columbia Law Review Ass’n et al. eds., 20th ed. 2015). Unsolicited manuscripts will not be returned unless accompanied by a return envelope and postage. 

We do not consider manuscripts written by current law students who are not students at the University of Kentucky College of Law. 



Subscriptions are available on a volume basis. The subscription cost is $42.00 per year for subscribers outside the Commonwealth of Kentucky, $44.52 for subscriptions originating within the Commonwealth (which includes 6% sales tax), and $47.00 for foreign subscribers. You may download a PDF of the KLJ subscription form here

Contact the Kentucky Law Journal at 859-257-4747 or for more information. 

Back issues and volumes of the Kentucky Law Journal also are available. To order, contact:

William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

1285 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14209-1987


Contact Information:

Kentucky Law Journal

University of Kentucky College of Law, Room 92

Lexington, KY 40506-0048



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Previous Volumes

Vol. 110

KLJ 20-21

Vol. 109

KLJ 19-20 Masthead

Vol. 108

KLJ 18-19 Masthead

Vol. 107