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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@uhd.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. 

Information for potential reviewers

The Journal of Criminal Justice and Law: A Publication of the Law and Public Policy Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (JCJL/LPPS) depends on quality reviewers to deliver an outstanding final peer reviewed article. The commitment of these criminal justice and legal scholars allow the JCJL/LPPS to put out a final product that the author, the reviewers, the editors, and the editorial board will be proud of. The need for quality peer reviewers is great, so if you are interested in reviewing manuscripts for JCJL/LPPS, please contact us at  jcjl@uhd.edu . In the email, please indicate your areas of interest, expertise, affiliation, and any contact information. Thank you for your interest in JCJL/LPPS

Copyright

The Journal of Criminal Justice and Law: A Publication of the Law and Public Policy Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (JCJL/LPPS) mission is to provide high quality manuscripts on legal issues in criminal justice and criminology. JCJL/LPPS provides these published works to scholar's at no cost as we hope for the widest possible distribution of the quality work published here. Individuals and institutions are free to download, copy, and distribute any work published in JCJL/LPPS. However, the work cannot be altered or transformed in any way. 

The author(s) of the articles published in JCJL/LPPS hold copyright. Any commercial use of the JCJL/LPPS or the articles published in JCJL/LPPS is prohibited unless written consent is obtained from the copyright holder. 

Recommended APA Citation: 

Author's name (last name, first name and middle initial). (Year). Title of article. Journal of Criminal Justice and Law: A Publication of the Law and Public Policy Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Volume Number (Issue Number), pages.


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