Information for Authors 

The Journal of Law & Politics currently publishes three times a year: fall, winter, and spring/summer. We welcome submissions in the form of articles, essays, comments, and book reviews from judges, professors, practitioners, law clerks, and law students on a rolling basis.

Submissions

We accept electronic submissions in the following ways:

1. Scholastica:

 

2. Email: submissions@lawandpolitics.net

In addition to your submission, please provide biographical information, either in the form of a résumé or curriculum vitae, and a cover letter or abstract. 

Length

We strongly prefer articles around 20,000 words, including footnotes. Manuscripts under 10,000 words, including footnotes, are generally reviewed as essays or comments. We strongly prefer book reviews under 5,000 words, including footnotes.

Format

We prefer manuscripts to use Times New Roman, 12-point font, double line spacing, one-inch margins, and to be numbered at the bottom center of each page. All footnotes should be in conformance with The Blue Book: A Uniform System of Citation.

Timing

We accept manuscripts on a rolling basis.

We consider expedite requests submitted by email to submissions@lawandpolitics.net or through Scholastica. We will make every effort to process expedite requests in a timely fashion, but may not always be able to do so if the deadline is extremely short.

Notice

Due to the numerous submissions we receive, we are unable to respond positively or negatively to every submission. Hence, we will only notify an author if we choose to make an offer for publication.