Columbia Law Review

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Columbia Law Review  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Columbia Law Rev.
Discipline Jurisprudence
Language English
Edited by Krystina L. Ho[1]
Publication details
Columbia Law School (United States)
Publication history
Frequency 8/year
ISSN 0010-1958
LCCN 29-10105
OCLC no. 01564231

The Columbia Law Review (Bluebook abbreviation: Colum. L. Rev.) is a law review edited and published by students at Columbia Law School. The journal publishes scholarly articles, essays, and student notes.

It was established in 1901 by Joseph E. Corrigan and John M. Woolsey, who served as the review's first editor-in-chief and secretary. The Columbia Law Review is one of four law reviews that publishes the Bluebook.


The Columbia Law Review ranked second for submissions and citations within the legal academic community, after the Harvard Law Review.[2] According to the Journal Citation Reports it has a 2009 impact factor of 3.610, ranking it third out of 116 journals in the category "Law".[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

Alumni of the Columbia Law Review include United States Supreme Court Justices William O. Douglas and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Wilfred Feinberg, United States Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr.; Chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara; Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Director of the National Economic Council, Stephen Friedman (PFIAB); Columbia Law School professor Herbert Wechsler, Yale Law School professors Felix S. Cohen and Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., New York University Law School professor Samuel Estreicher, Michigan Law School professor Mark D. West, former New York Governor George Pataki, two-time SEC General Counsel David M. Becker, and NBA Commissioner David Stern, among others.[citation needed]

Notable articles[edit]

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