The Catholic University of America


CommLaw Conspectus accepts submissions for publication throughout the year. The journal welcomes articles, essays, and book reviews written by scholars, practitioners, and other leading experts in the field of communications law. Articles published in CommLaw Conspectus typically consist of lengthy explanations and criticisms of an area of the law while essays tend to be much shorter and discuss or seek to initiate a discussion in an area of communications law.

In order to expedite the review of manuscripts, the journal strongly recommends that all submissions be sent via e-mail to Each submission to CommLaw Conspectus is reviewed by at least two staff personnel. Depending on our publication cycle, authors are usually notified of a publication decision between one and six weeks after a submission is received.

CommLaw Conspectus follows citation conventions described The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (Columbia Law Review Ass'n et al. eds., 18th ed. 2005). Submissions should conform as much as possible with this style guide.

If you have written a manuscript about a topic of current interest in the field of communications law or policy, we invite you to submit your writing to CommLaw Conpsectus. Please note that submissions will not be returned.

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy
Columbus School of Law
Suite 248
The Catholic University of America
3600 John McCormack Road, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20064

Fax: (202) 319-4313