Submissions Information For The Howard Law Journal

Howard Law Journal,
ISSN 0018-6813, is published three times per year by the Howard University School of Law.

The Editorial Board of the Howard Law Journal invites the submission of articles of substantial legal merit. The Howard Law Journal does not publish submissions by current students of other institutions. Authors seeking publication in the Howard Law Journal should submit one copy of a double-spaced manuscript. All manuscripts should be submitted in Microsoft Word format.

The Journal assumes no responsibility for the return of any material unless accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Although the Journal generally gives great deference to an author’s work, the Journal retains the right to determine the final published form of every article. As a rule, footnotes should follow the form mandated by The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th Edition).

When submitting an article, please include pertinent biographical data, business and home addresses, email address, and business and home phone numbers.

Please submit electronic submissions (including curriculum vitae) to: Electronic submissions can also be submitted via Scholastica.

Authors who submit articles typically have a response via email in two weeks. Authors whose work is accepted for publication will work with editorial teams throughout the publishing process. Authors receive 25 complimentary reprints of their published work.

Hardcopy manuscripts may be sent to:

Howard Law Journal
Attn: Jacqueline Young, Director of Publications
Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street, NW Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 806-8084