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. We are currently considering manuscripts for Volume 41 (2013-2014).


  • 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