The recently released Washington and Lee Law Review Rankings rank the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
10th out of 411 specialized law reviews and journals based on federal and state court citations to articles appearing in the law review or journal. The rank represents an improvement of three spots from the Journal
’s 2007 position at 13th.
Explaining the significance of the ranking, Editor-in-Chief Kevin M. Gallagher notes, “The principal purpose of the Journal
is to provide an avenue for leading scholars and practitioners in the corporate and business law community to convey their thoughts regarding evolving issues currently before federal and state courts, specifically the Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court. The rankings demonstrate that the judges presiding over corporate and business law cases rely upon articles published by the Journal
in formulating their opinions.”
The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
ranks first out of nine law journals among student-edited journals based upon citations in federal and state court opinions under the subject matter heading "Corporate Law” and first among forty-one journals under the subject matter heading “Business Law”.
Students interested in joining the Journal
can look for information sessions and flyers regarding the summer write-on competition, which takes place beginning in May. The next issue of the Journal
includes articles from E. Norman Veasey, former Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court; Mark Roe, professor of corporate law at Harvard; Brett H. McDonnell, professor of corporate law at the University of Minnesota; and Faith Stevelman, professor of corporate law at New York Law School.