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JLPA publishes articles at the intersection of law and public policy, at the international, federal, state, and local levels of government.

Past contributors have included: Saxby Chambliss (Former U.S. Senator); Hank Johnson (U.S. Representative); Kassim Reed (Former Mayor of Atlanta); Stephen Goldsmith (Former Mayor of Indianapolis); Sam Harris (Yale Law School); Jonathan Macey (Yale Law School); Cary Coglianese (University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School); Kermit Roosevelt III (University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School); Samuel Estreicher (New York University Law School); Rogers M. Smith (University of Pennsylvania); and Philip K. Howard (Founder of Common Good and Senior Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP).

Submission Guidelines:

We strongly prefer articles under 35,000 words (including footnotes). We ask that authors include a brief, publishable Abstract as well as a Table of Contents. Submissions must also be accompanied by the author’s Curriculum Vitae.

All submissions must be in Microsoft Word format and conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015).

Please send article submissions to or submit via Scholastica here