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Sports Law Journals: Index and Submission Guidelines

Check out all of the sports law journals put out by U.S. law schools and their submission guidelines.

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Focusing on a variety of issues across the legal landscape, law journals publish original scholarly articles from law students, professors and professionals. Many law schools have a journal designated specifically for sports, or an entertainment journal that also covers sports.

We’ve gathered information on all known legal journals that accept sports content below. If we missed your journal, please submit your details here.

Check out our sports law program database if you’re looking to compare sports law programs across the country.

Table Of Contents
  1. American Bar Association: Entertainment & Sports Lawyer
  2. Arizona State: Sports and Entertainment Law Journal
  3. Belmont University: Belmont Entertainment Law Journal
  4. Cardoza School of Law: Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal
  5. Columbia University: The Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts
  6. Fordham University School of Law: Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal
  7. Harvard Law School: Sports and Entertainment Journal
  8. Loyola of Los Angeles Law School: Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review
  9. Marquette University Law School: Marquette Sports Law Review
  10. New York University Law School: The NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law
  11. Pace Law School: Pace Intellectual Property, Sports, & Entertainment Law Forum
  12. Southwestern Law School: Journal of International Media & Entertainment Law
  13. Sport and Recreation Law Association: Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport
  14. Tulane University School of Law: The Sports Lawyers Journal
  15. University of California Berkeley Law: Berkeley Journal of Entertainment & Sports Law
  16. UC Hastings College of Law: UC Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal
  17. University of California Los Angeles School of Law: Entertainment Law Review
  18. University of Denver Sturm College of Law: University of Denver Sports & Entertainment Law Journal
  19. University of Florida Law: Florida Entertainment and Sports Law Review
  20. University of Mississippi School of Law: Mississippi Sports Law Review
  21. University of Texas Law: Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law
  22. University of Virginia Law: Sports and Entertainment Journal
  23. Villanova University: Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal

American Bar Association: Entertainment & Sports Lawyer

Submission Guidelines

Recent Article: Blocking and Tackling Human Trafficking In the Sports Industry—How the Sports Industry Can Proactively Address Human Trafficking and Avoid Becoming Civil Litigants


Arizona State: Sports and Entertainment Law Journal

Recent Article: The Reign of Paparazzi: The Renewed Call for Federal Legislation to Curb Paparazzi

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Belmont University: Belmont Entertainment Law Journal

Submission guidelines unavailable

Recent Article: Hedging Their Bets: How the States Should Balance Competing Interests to Avoid Congressional Regulation in the Legalization of Sports Gambling


Cardoza School of Law: Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal

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Recent Article: Major League Baseball’s First Work Stoppage in 27 Years Could, Once Again, End in a Courtroom


Columbia University: The Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts

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Recent Article: Putting the First Amendment in Play: Name, Image, and Likeness Policies and Athlete Freedom of Speech


Fordham University School of Law: Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal

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Recent Note: NFTs: The Latest Technology Challenging Copyright Law’s Relevance Within a Decentralized System


Harvard Law School: Sports and Entertainment Journal

Recent Article: The NFL Should Model Their Overtime Rules After U.S. Court Proceedings

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Loyola of Los Angeles Law School: Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review

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Recent Article: The Power of the Modern Media on an “Impartial” Jury: A Deeper Look at the Kobe Bryant Wrongful Death Lawsuit


Marquette University Law School: Marquette Sports Law Review

Recent Article: Should Your Wearables Be Shareable? The Ethics of Wearable Technology in Collegiate Athletics

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New York University Law School: The NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law

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Recent Article: Change Or Be Changed: A Proposal for the NCAA to Combat Corruption and Unfairness by Proactively Reforming Its Regulation of Athlete Publicity Rights


Pace Law School: Pace Intellectual Property, Sports, & Entertainment Law Forum

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Recent Article: Good Initiative, Bad Judgement: The Unintended Consequences of Title IX’s Proportionality Standard on NCAA Men’s Gymnastics and the Transgender Athlete


Southwestern Law School: Journal of International Media & Entertainment Law

No submission guidelines provided

Recent Article: The Defamation of Foreign State Leaders in Times of Globalized Media and Growing Nationalism


Recent Article: A Three-Tiered Circuit Split: Why the Supreme Court Was Right to Hear Alston v. NCAA

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Tulane University School of Law: The Sports Lawyers Journal

Recent Article: The Billion Dollar Tweet: Assessing the Impact of the Fallout Between the NBA and China

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UC Hastings College of Law: UC Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal

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Recent Article: Litigators and Dealmakers: A Comprehensive Critique of the California Labor Commission’s Solis Decision and the Talent Agencies Act in the Context of the 2018-2019 WGA-ATA Packaging Dispute


University of California Los Angeles School of Law: Entertainment Law Review

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Recent Article: The Application of the Sales Comparison Affiliate Transaction Provision to New, In-House Streaming Transactions Involving Historical Television Programs, and Their Impact on Profit Participants


University of Denver Sturm College of Law: University of Denver Sports & Entertainment Law Journal

Recent edition

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University of Florida Law: Florida Entertainment and Sports Law Review

Recent Article: HAIL MARY: CONSIDERING ALTERNATIVES TO THE NCAA’S INACTION TO REMEDY DISCRIMINATORY HIRING PRACTICES IN DIVISION I FOOTBALL

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University of Mississippi School of Law: Mississippi Sports Law Review

Recent Article: A Perfect Storm: Transfer Restrictions, Pay-for-play, and the Future of Collegiate Athletics

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University of Texas Law: Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law

Recent edition for purchase

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University of Virginia Law: Sports and Entertainment Journal

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Villanova University: Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal

Recent Article: Sunday Ticket: The Ninth Circuit’s Expansion of the Quick Look Test Could Incidentally Help Fans Watch More Football for Less Money

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Research assistance provided by Harrison Larner and Madeline Myers

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  1. Andy Pittman

    July 23, 2022 at 5:48 pm

    Outstanding journals. Many years ago I published in the Sport and recreation Law Association Journal.

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