Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Judicature: Invitation to Submit Manuscripts

Judicature, a peer-reviewed journal published by the American Judicature Society, is seeking submissions. If you’re not familiar with Judicature, the articles tend to be shorter than typical law review fare: 4,000–5,000 words (not including footnotes). More information from the Invitation to Submit is below:

Judicature, a peer-reviewed journal, strives to present the best scholarship and commentary on the administration of justice, both civil and criminal, and judicial politics, broadly speaking.

Judicature publishes work from across the social sciences, as well as scholarship and commentary from attorneys, judges, and research organizations. While the journal focuses primarily on the administration of justice in the United States—manuscripts that are global or international in scope, as well as work that is national, local, or examines connections between these levels are welcome. The content of the journal is not subject to restrictions based upon the policy positions of the American Judicature Society.

Judicature is interdisciplinary in focus.

The editor is open to a wide range of analytic approaches including interpretive, historical, quantitative, and multi-method analyses, among others. Applied research on the administration of justice is particularly suited for publication in JudicatureJudicature also welcomes shorter pieces adapted from works larger in scope.  The readership includes practitioners as well as scholars; contributors should keep this broad audience in mind when crafting their manuscripts for the journal.

Judicature is indexed in Index to Legal Periodicals, Current Law Index, Legal Resource Index, Criminal Justice Periodical Index, and PAIS Bulletin and is available on-line on the WESTLAW service.

(Hat Tip: Steve Burbank)



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