Disparity Law Journal CFP: Disparity in Legal Citation

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From the FLP mailbox:

Below is a call for submissions for the new journal, The Disparity Law Journal, which is being published as an imprint of the Journal of Law. The theme of the first issue is Disparity in Legal Citation. Dates for submission:

  • Submit a proposal by 7/15/2020
  • Notification of Acceptance by 8/1/2020
  • Final draft due on 10/1/2020

Journal Description:

This journal, an imprint of the Journal of Law, is a periodic attempt to highlight, challenge, and address inequality and inequity in law through the publication of readable and practical articles. We welcome both scholarly and unconventional submissions on this topic. Our vision is that we will produce a place for discussions about systemic unfairness in law and law schools. Our approach to dismantling traditions of disparity provides space for all at the table.

Mission Statement:
Disparity means the condition of being unequal. This journal is an attempt to challenge and shape the conversation about this condition in law and justice through innovative approaches to legal research, scholarship, and theory. 

Audience:
Lawyers,judges,lawprofessors,lawschoolstaff,lawlibrarians,lawstudents. Specifically, those who have been or continue to be disenfranchised in the law or by the American legal academy and have innovative ideas to reform, grow, change and shape the future of legal education and the legal profession.

Editorial Board:

  • Ana Isabel DelgadoValentin, Suffolk University Law School
  • Nicole P. Dyszlewski, Roger Williams University School of Law
  • Alisha Hennen, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
  • Rebecca Sherman, United States Courts for the 9thCircuit
  • Genevieve B. Tung, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Length of articles:

No more than 18k. Preference for shorter, readable works

Type of author:

We accept articles from anyone interested in furthering scholarship on disenfranchisement and disparity in legal academia and the US legal system.

Original works or reprints:

We welcome original works and reprints.

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