The Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy (CJLPP) welcomes submissions
for both our print issues and our blog.
Are you interested in having your writing published? The Claremont Journal
of Law and Public Policy (CJLPP) welcomes submissions for both our print
issues and our blog.
Qualifications for Print
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 31st, 2017 at 11:59 PM
The CJLPP is looking for papers ranging from 4 to 8 single-spaced pages in
length. Our journal is especially receptive to research papers, senior
theses, and independent studies or final papers written for classes. Papers
need not be on American law or public policy ? they can be on international
systems or the law or public policy of any country. We consider submissions
on a rolling basis for each issue, so if your piece is not finished by the
deadline, please still submit it upon completion.
Students in any field of study are encouraged to submit their work, so long
as their piece relates to the law or public policy. Possible disciplinary
perspectives include, but are not limited to: History, Criminology,
Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, English, Biology, Neuroscience,
Philosophy, Linguistics, Psychology, and Political Science.
Please submit your work (Microsoft Word documents ONLY) and direct questions
or concerns by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. We use
the Chicago style for citations. Include your email address on the cover
Selected pieces will be published in the ninth issue of the Claremont
Journal of Law and Public Policy. Other pieces may be selected for online
*Note: Due to the volume of submissions that we receive, we will only get in
touch with writers whose work has been selected for publication.
Additionally, we welcome submissions to our blog (see below).
Qualifications for Blog
The Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy?s blog is a more accessible and
abbreviated version of our hard-copy publication. Pieces published on the
blog are often based around current events, but they are not limited to
these topics. The most important factor that we are looking for in
submissions is the quality of legal or public policy analysis of an issue or
current event. The scope of this issue can be large?themes relevant to
international law or Constitutional questions?or they can be relatively small
in scope?questions surrounding a local law or public policy debate. The best
submissions will fully answer these questions: what is the significance of
this issue? Why does it matter?
Usually around 500-800 words are sufficient to explore a subject to the
appropriate depth. Again, we want an accessible analysis of a law or public
policy question, not a lengthy investigation.
Reputable web sources are sufficient for submissions, but more intensive
legal research is welcomed. Please hyperlink sources appropriately?citations
are not necessary.
Keep your eyes on the blog if you are interested in submitting a piece! We
publish regularly throughout the week, and when choosing your topic, it is
important that you take into consideration the pieces that we have already
published. A diversity of content is always appreciated.