The School of Law is home to five student edited scholarly journals covering a diverse array of content areas. These journals provide students in-depth writing and editing experiences, the chance to work with distinguished academic authors both from the School of Law and from schools across the country, and the opportunity to compete to publish their own academic writing.
First published in 1936, the Maryland Law Review is the oldest journal at the University of Maryland School of Law and the pre-eminent student authority on developments in Maryland case law in the State of Maryland. Ranked among the top tier of national law reviews, the Maryland Law Review is also a respected voice on federal law in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
The Journal of Business & Technology Law was founded in 2005 at the School of Law as the student-run successor to The Business Lawyer. With a focus on matters at the intersection of business and technology, the Journal publishes analytical articles by leading academics, judges, and practitioners. It also provides a unique forum for scholarly discourse on issues arising from the new business and technology courts at the state level.
The Journal of Health Care Law & Policy (JHCLP) was founded in 1997 at the University of Maryland School of Law to provide a forum for the interdisciplinary discussion of leading issues in health law and policy. It is among the oldest journals at the law school, and publishes articles and manuscripts from a variety of professionals, including health law attorneys, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and policy analysts. Bolstered by the School of Law’s nationally-ranked Law and Health Care Program, the Journal of Health Care Law & Policy is one of the few scholarly journals that bridge the legal, public policy, and scientific fields.
The Maryland Journal of International Law (MJIL) provides a unique forum for scholarly discourse on a wide range of issues of international and comparative law. Authors include experts in the field of international law, academics, practitioners, and politicians
The University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class provides a forum for academics, judges, and practitioners to engage in a scholarly discussion of legal issues pertaining to race, religion, gender and class. The Journal also hosts an annual symposium that explores a current legal topic related to the Journal's focus.