The Columbia Business Law Review publishes three times a year during the fall, winter and spring. However, CBLR considers submissions throughout the entire year.

CBLR accepts submissions through ExpressO and Scholastica. Authors should include with their submission:

  1. An electronic copy of the article in Microsoft Word format;
  2. A cover letter; and
  3. A CV or Resume.

Manuscript citations must conform to the most recent edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. Submissions from current students will not be considered.



Expedited Review

If you have an offer from another journal and are interested in an expedited review, please contact us immediately using our contact form with the subject “Expedited Review Request”. Please note, however, that if CBLR extends an offer of publication as the result of an expedited review, the author has only 24 hours from actual notification to accept the offer.

Should you have any questions regarding submissions, please feel free to contact the Executive Articles Editor at, and the Senior Submissions Editor at

About CBLR

Columbia Business Law Review is the first legal periodical at a national law school to be devoted solely to the publication of articles focusing on the interaction of the legal profession and the business community. The review publishes three issues yearly, which involve students in the editing of leading articles in business law, as well as the production of student-written notes.