Lewis & Clark Law Review
The Lewis & Clark Law Review (LCLR) is a general-purpose law review publishing original scholarship from across the legal academy.
First founded as the Journal of Small and Emerging Business Law in 1996, and rededicated with a broader mission in Spring 2004, LCLR has quickly established itself as a top-100 journal. In the latest Washington & Lee citation rankings, LCLR ranked in the top 5% of all journals.
Spring 2021 Symposium
Justice, Race, & Reform: Examining Proposals for Responsive Change
The Lewis & Clark Law Review hosted a symposium on April 17, 2021 featuring scholarship on race and criminal justice reform. A recording of the Zoom event is available for viewing here.
Our current issue, Volume 25 / Number 1 / 2021, is now available online, featuring articles by Frank LoMonte & Ann Marie Tamburro; Jill E. Family; Benjamin L.W. Sobel; Elias Feldman; Jessica Owley, Jess Phelps, & Sean W. Hughes; and Nitzan Shilon. This issue also features an Editor’s Note by 2020-2021 Editor-in-Chief Connor B. McDermott and a Note by Monet Gonnerman & Ryan Willett.
Recent Print Volume Releases:
(December 2020) The second Fall 2020 issue of the Lewis & Clark Law Review, Volume 24 / Number 4 / 2020, is available online, featuring articles by D.A. Jeremy Telman, H. Justin Pace, Deenesh Sohoni & Yosselin Turcios, Molly J. Walker Wilson, Jeffrey D. Jones, and Nathalie Martin & Lydia Pizzonia. This issue also features a Tribute to Jeffrey D. Jones by Students & Faculty of the Law School, as well as Notes by Colin Bradshaw and Audrey Davis. Follow this link to access these articles: Volume 24, Number 4
(September 2, 2020) The Fall 2020 issue of the Lewis & Clark Law Review, Volume 24 / Number 3 / 2020, is available online, featuring articles by Shirley Lin, Kate Evans & Robert Koulish, Niva Elkin-Koren & Maayan Perel, Mercer Bullard, Gabe Feldman, and Robert W. Emerson & Lawrence J. Trautman. This issue also features a Lecture by Donald B. Ayer, as well as Notes by Marc Mohan and Sophia von Bergen. Follow this link to access these articles: Volume 24, Number 3
(June 4, 2020) The second Spring 2020 issue of the Lewis & Clark Law Review, Volume 24 / Number 2 / 2020, is available online, featuring articles by D. Theodore Rave & Zachary D. Clopton, David Marcus, David L. Noll, Lynn A. Baker & Stephen J. Herman, Joshua P. Davis & Brian J. Devine, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth J. Cabraser & Adam N. Steinman, Robert G. Bone, Gerson H. Smoger, Judith Resnick & Stephenie Garlock & Annie J. Wang, Brian T. Fitzpatrick, and Arthur R. Miller & Robert Klonoff. This issue also features a Note by Zachary T. Nelson. Follow this link to access these articles: Volume 24, Number 2
(Mar. 6, 2020) The first Spring 2020 issue of Lewis & Clark Law Review, Volume 24 / Number 1 / 2020, is available online, featuring articles by Matthew Steilen, Brian Libgober, Ira Steven Nathenson, Tonya L. Brito, Stephen A. Plass, Humberto Briceño León, as well as Notes and Comments by Christopher Fobes and Colleen Muñoz. Follow this link to access these articles: Volume 24, Number 1
Recent Online Article Releases:
August 6, 2020 // Volume 24.3
SKY-HIGH BILLBOARDS & URBAN COMPUTING: PUBLIC REALM NORMS AND ZONING CRITERIA FOR TOWER FAÇADE DISPLAYS
by Michael N. Widener
March 17, 2020 // Volume 24.2
ASKING TOO MUCH: THE NINTH CIRCUIT’S ERRONEOUS REVIEW OF SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY DETERMINATIONS
by Stephen Smith
November 6, 2019 // Volume 24.1
THE RECKLESS MISAPPLICATION OF VOISINE TO THE ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL ACT
by Brooks Kern
Join the Staff: 2021 Law Review Citation Competition, May 5 – June 30
Any law student that is in good academic standing is eligible to be on a law review. There are two ways to join law review: grade-on or be selected through the citation competition. Lewis & Clark Law Students with GPAs in the top percentage of their class will be invited to join the law review of their choice. All three law reviews select their additional members through the annual citation competition.
Starting May 5th, the Citation Competition information will be available on TWEN. Click “Add Course” and choose “Law Review Citation Competition 2021.”
The Citation Competition consists of a short, Editing problem. Students have 7 days to complete the problem, which can be accessed via TWEN at any time May 5 - June 30, 2021.
All submissions must be received by 11:59pm on June 30th.
Questions? Email Victoria Muirhead at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Word About Copyright
Unless a particular piece in the Lewis & Clark Law Review indicates otherwise, the author of each piece in the review has granted all interested readers the right to reproduce and distribute multiple copies of the piece for classroom use in classes at institutions of higher education. This grant is applicable so long as (1) copies are distributed only to students enrolled in the class, (2) no fee, other than a per page copying charge, is paid by the students, (3) the author and the Lewis & Clark Law Review are identified on each copy, and (4) copyright notice is affixed to each copy.
The views expressed by authors in the Lewis & Clark Law Review do not necessarily reflect those of the review’s Editorial Board.