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Brooklyn Law School Law Journals: Impact Factors and Citations: Bklyn Law Review

Guide to the Brooklyn Law School legal periodicals with impact factors and citations by other journals and courts


The Brooklyn Law Review is a scholarly journal of analysis and commentary covering a broad range of current legal issues. The flagship journal of Brooklyn Law School, it has 77 volumes (one a year) dating back to 1932.

The Washington & Lee University law review rankings rates the Brooklyn Law Review as follows:

  • Combined score: 100
  • Impact factor (calculated by taking the number of citing articles in the JLR database and dividing that by number of items published by the journal): 1.14
  • Total citations over an 8 year period from journal articles: 1583
  • Total citations over an 8 year period from federal and state court cases: 62

Brooklyn Law Review

The Brooklyn Law School Library has in its collection all print volumes of the Brooklyn Law Review as well as all digital versions available through Hein Online. The Brooklyn Law Review has links to digital copies of all editions since Volume 65 on its web page.

Brooklyn Law Review 2012-2013 Editorial Board

Brooklyn Law Review Articles Cited by Courts (selected)

A Matter of Time: Evidence of a Victim's Prompt Complaint in New York, 53 Brook. L. Rev. 1087 (1988)
Cited in:
People v. Rosario, 934 N.Y.S.2d 59 (2011)  

Harmless Error Review in the Second Circuit, 63 Brook. L. Rev. 395 (1997)
Cited in:
People v. Ward, 256 P.3d 501 (Kan. 2011) 

New York Creates a Private Right of Action to Combat Consumer Fraud: Caveat Venditor, 48 Brook. L. Rev. 509 (1982)
Cited in:
City of New York v., Inc., 911 N.E.2d 834 (N.Y. 2009)

CPLR 3212(a)'s Timing Requirement for Summary Judgment Motions, 71 Brook. L. Rev. 1529 (2006)
Cited in:
Rodriguez v. Sequoia Property Management Corp., 878 N.Y.S.2d 606, 2009 (N.Y. 2009) 

A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing: Territorialism in the Guise of Interest Analysis in Cooney v. Osgood Machinery, Inc., 59 Brook. L. Rev. 1351 (1994)
Cited in:
Welsbach Elec. Corp. v. MasTec North America, Inc., 7 N.Y.3d 624 (N.Y. 2006)

Spoliation of Evidence: Proposals for New York State, 70 Brook. L. Rev. 1045 (2005)
Cited in:
Ortega v. City of New York, 809 N.Y.S.2d 884 (N.Y. 2006) 

When Blood Isn't Thicker than Water: The Inheritance Rights of Adopted–Out Children in New York, 53 Brook. L. Rev. 1007 (1988)
Cited in:
In re Estate of Murphy, 6 N.Y.3d 36 (N.Y. 2005) 

Spinning and Underpricing: Legal and Economic Analysis of the Preferential Allocation of Shares in Initial Public Offerings, 69 Brook. L. Rev. 583 (2004)
Cited in:
EBC I, Inc. v. Goldman Sachs & Co., 5 N.Y.3d 11 (N.Y.2005) 

Will Substitutes Under the Revised Uniform Probate Code, 58 Brook. L. Rev. 1123 (1993)
Cited in:
In re Gallet, 765 N.Y.S.2d 157 (N.Y.2003) 

Two Fallacies about DNA Data Banks for Law Enforcement, 67 Brook. L. Rev. 179 (2001-2002)
Cited in:
People v. Rodriguez, 764 N.Y.S.2d 305 (N.Y. 2003)