In their recently released annual survey of law reviews, Washington and Lee University School of Law again ranked the St. Mary’s Law Journal among the best in the nation in terms of citations by state and federal courts.

The St. Mary’s Law Journal ranked No. 22 among 667 law reviews published in the United States. The Law Journal was cited 75 times by American courts during the period covered by the survey (2005-2012).

It was also cited 417 times in scholarly and professional articles during the survey period, placing the St. Mary’s Law Journal among the top 30 percent of the 970 American publications in that category.

According to the website, Washington and Lee’s Law Journal Rankings Project is to provide scholars with a resource  for locating law journals by different criteria, to display journal editorial information, and to facilitate article submission to those journals.

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