Manuscript Guidelines

The Wisconsin Law Review Forward seeks scholarship that is short, timely, and accessible to a general audience. We encourage authors to submit short pieces that confront current issues and topics as they develop.

WLR Forward accepts two types of written submissions: (1) essays of no more than 5,000 words (including footnotes); and (2) responses of no more than 8,000 words (including footnotes) to recent pieces published in our print Journal. Podcasts, screencasts, infographics, and other media may also be submitted (allowed file formats are .mp4, .mov, .mp3, .jpg, and .png). For media submissions that do not have internal citations, please include a list of citations on a separate page included in your cover letter. Students, faculty, and practitioners are welcome to submit work in any of these categories. All WLR Forward written pieces are fully searchable and available on HeinOnline, LexisNexis, Westlaw, and are also made available in PDF format.

Text and citations must conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) and the Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed. 2010).

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