Law Review Circulation 2011: More Change, More Same
Ross E. Davies
George Mason University School of Law; The Green Bag
February 14, 2012
Journal of Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 179-188, 2012
Journal of Legal Metrics, Vol. 1, 2012
George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-15
Every year, the tallying of law review circulation numbers presents at least one opportunity to examine the role played by puffery in the world of scholarly law publishing. Last year the result was a gentle needling of the Virginia Law Review. The year before that it was the Harvard Law Review. This year the Stanford Law Review is honored with similar treatment. But first, a few observations about historic lows in law review circulation, and the wide disparities between the experiences of individual journals.
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Keywords: American University, Chicago, Boalt, Chief Justice John Roberts, Columbia, Contemporary Problems, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Hastings, Immanuel Kant, journal, Michigan, NYU, Northwestern, Penn, subscribers, subscriptions, Tax Law, Texas, U.S. News, United States Postal Service, World Report, Yale
JEL Classification: I2, I20, I21, I23, I29, K42Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 15, 2012 ; Last revised: August 24, 2013
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