How quickly some journals give offers

Volokh, Eugene VOLOKH at law.ucla.edu
Thu Nov 3 10:49:34 PST 2005


	Some of the responses were from well-known people at Top 20
schools, but others from people who I suspect were somewhat less
well-known to law review editors, and who didn't teach at Top 20
schools.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Gerber [mailto:s-gerber at onu.edu] 
> Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2005 8:14 AM
> To: Volokh, Eugene; conlawprof at lists.ucla.edu
> Subject: Re: How quickly some journals give offers
> 
> 
> Eugene:
> 
> You've opened up a can of worms here.  Do you really think 
> the fast turnaround is because the particular piece is so 
> "good" or because it was submitted by a well known professor 
> and/or on letterhead from an elite institution?
> 
> Scott
> 
> 
> At 04:09 PM 11/2/2005 -0800, Volokh, Eugene wrote:
> >	A while ago I asked on-list about how quickly some 
> journals give 
> >offers; some listmembers were kind enough to respond.  It turns out 
> >that quite a few journals have given offers within three days of 
> >getting an article, and more still within a week; a few examples:
> >
> >	Washington & Lee Law Review -- 24 hours.
> >	Virginia Law Review -- less than 2 days.
> >	Cornell Law Review -- less than 3 days.
> >	William & Mary Law Review -- less than 3 days.
> >	Wisconsin Law Review -- less than 3 days.
> >	Florida State University Law Review -- 8 hours.
> >	NYU Law Review -- under a week.
> >	California Law Review -- about 3 days.
> >	Various specialty journals -- less than 3 days.
> >
> >	The takeaway for student-run journals is that things 
> move quickly, and 
> >that journals that are slower may end up losing some of the 
> good pieces 
> >to faster peer journals (assuming that people shop up offers to 
> >substantially higher-ranked journals, but generally not to peer 
> >journals, at least unless the original offer has a very short fuse).
> >
> >	Eugene
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