The Catholic University of America

Hard copy submissions should be mailed to:

Lead Articles Editors
Catholic University Law Review
Columbus School of Law
Suite 247
3600 John McCormack Rd, NE
Washington, DC 20064

If submitting in hard copy we strongly recommend that you also submit an electronic copy of your article. Please indicate in your email that you have sent a hard copy of the article.

Electronic Submissions:

Beginning August 1, authors may make submissions online through ExPresso. We look forward to receiving your articles.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact our Lead Articles Editors, Melissa and Kim, at Thank you.

Status and Expedited Reviews
The Catholic University Law Review invites inquiries about the status of articles in our selection process. To inquire about the status of an article review or to request expedited review, please contact
 Lead Articles Editors by email at

For expedited review requests we ask that you provide us with your name, the title of the article, the names of the journals that have made you an offer, and the date by which you need a response. We will try our best to provide a prompt response to any expedited review request.

Withdrawing Your Submission
An author should notify the Lead Articles Editors as soon as possible if he or she is withdrawing an article by emailing The Lead Articles Editors appreciate knowing in which journal an author has committed to publishing.

Offer of Publication
Authors selected for publications are generally contacted via email and by phone. The offer of publication will always include an expiration date. Once an author accepts our offer to publish, the author is expected to withdraw the manuscript from other journals.

Upon acceptance of our offer, the author will be mailed a confirmation letter detailing our production process and a copyright agreement.