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College of Public Service

Essay Submission Procedure and Policy

JCJL/LPPS welcomes unsolicited essays dealing with a legal issue in criminal justice. The journal may also solicit essays. Editorial decisions on essays will be made by the journal editor, in consultation with members of the Editorial Board if necessary. 

Essays should be submitted to jcjl-lpps@kutztown.edu as Word documents (.doc, .docx ) no more than 10 pages in length (including tables, figures, and references). Title page should include, title of article with an abstract, maximum 150 words, key words, list the name(s) of author(s), affiliations, and contact information of the lead author. First page of the essay should include title and abstract. Abstract should make clear the topic and position that will be asserted in essay. Essays should follow either the style guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association or Bluebook legal citation style. 


Last updated 11/8/2018 8:35 AM