About This Journal

General Information

The Florida State University Law Review is the flagship legal journal of the Florida State University College of Law. The members of the Law Review publish the journal four times per year from Tallahassee, Florida.

Each issue contains scholarly articles authored by scholars, judges, clerks, attorneys, and law students from around the globe. The Law Review is staffed and edited by second- and third-year students of the College of Law.

The Mission of the Florida State University Law Review

To provide a forum for contemporary legal discourse, we must:

  • Adhere to the highest standards of analysis, accuracy, and timeliness in publishing the Law Review;
  • Distinguish the College of Law as a leading institution, known for its support of scholarship and academic pursuit;
  • Attract the College of Law’s finest legal communicators by encouraging independent legal thought, offering positions of responsibility, and maintaining a tradition of service to our College;
  • Inform our profession about the compelling issues of our time by providing a forum for student scholars, practitioners, and legal educators;
  • Offer our profession a selection of articles balanced between the theoretical and the practical;
  • Uphold the honor and decorum of our profession by championing the highest standards of conduct;
  • Stand together as advocates of quality legal education and strive to improve the reputation of our Law Review and of our school;
  • Inspire cooperation, commitment, and camaraderie among our membership and the College of Law at large; and
  • Safeguard an institutional memory and tradition so that those who follow will benefit from our experience.