Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Pace Environmental Law Review is now peer-reviewed and seeking articles …

  Continuing with the environmental theme this week, the Pace Environmental Law Review has asked me to pass along the announcement below.  As we learn, for example. how suburban lawns affect water quality, how housing density affects air quality, and how sprawl affects wildlife habitat, enviornmental law depends more and more on land use law, and the two inform each other ...  

Pace Environmental Law Review Announces Shift to Peer-Review
Established in 1982, PELR was one of the first scholarly environmental law journals.  As of August 1, 2009, Pace Environmental Law Review (PELR) will use a new Peer Review process to select articles for publication.  Submissions will be reviewed internally and then forwarded to a select group of Peer Reviewers − academics, practitioners, and experts in the field, including members of Pace Law School’s world-renowned environmental law faculty.  The Peer Review process will offer new and distinctive opportunities to foster continued debate and reflection upon some of the most pressing topics within the field of environmental law. Articles selected for publication will benefit from:
•       Expedited editorial processing of 8 to 10 weeks from acceptance.
•       Single-article hard copy publication.
•       Inclusion in a bound volume distributed to PELR’s wide-ranging list of subscribers.
All articles submitted to PELR must be original scholarship and not previously published.  Exclusive submission not required.  Scholarship related to the intersection of land use law and environmental law very welcome.
We invite authors to submit articles either via ExpressO or directly in either MSWord or PDF format to the PELR Development & Acquisitions Editor at pelracq@law.pace.edu.
For more information, please visit the website at http://www.law.pace.edu/pelr


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