Submit a Manuscript to the AJCL

The American Journal of Criminal Law is pleased to consider unsolicited manuscripts for publication, but regrets that it cannot return them.


  • One double-spaced, typewritten manuscript in .pdf format along with an electronic copy of the article in Microsoft Word format. WordPerfect submissions will not be accepted.
  • Citations should conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed. 2010).
  • Except when content suggests otherwise, the American Journal of Criminal Law follows the guidelines set forth in the Texas Law Review Manual on Usage, Style & Editing (11th ed. 2008) and the Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed. 2010).

How to Submit

All manuscripts should be submitted to the attention of the Chief Articles Editor at