Journal of Animal and Environmental Law
Now Accepting Submissions.

Submit Your Work 

The Journal of Animal and Environmental Law is now accepting submissions of written works of legal scholarship for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 issue.   Articles must be of a publishable quality, written in formal style and voice, Times New Roman font, double-spaced.  All submissions must include footnote citations in accordance to the rules set forth in the most recent version of the Bluebook.  All submissions must also be the original work of the author and free of any plagiarism.  JAEL prefers submissions of 50,000 words or less, inclusive of footnotes. JAEL accepts written submissions of legal scholarship and interdisciplinary scholarship for work that is connected to the study of animal or environmental law.  

To submit a work, please use our Scholastica tool. Submissions should include the author's/ authors' curriculum vitae or résumé (including an email address at which you can be reached), a brief abstract, and the article to be considered.  Please be sure to include the author's name in the title of the document when uploading individual files.  

No article will be considered that has previously been published by another journal or source.  Articles that are selected for publication will not be eligible for republication by the author for the twelve months subsequent to the signing of the publication agreement.  

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.  The final deadline for submissions for the Fall 2018 edition of JAEL will be Saturday, September 29 at 11:59 PM EST. The final deadline for submissions for the Spring 2019 edition of JAEL will be Wednesday, February 27 at 11:59 PM EST.