Journals

The George Washington Law Review

Editor-in-Chief : Whitney Hermandorfer [email]
2028 G Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20052
202.994.6918

The George Washington Law Review (Law Review), founded in 1931, is a student-published scholarly journal that examines legal issues of national significance. The Law Review publishes six issues a year and also publishes material on its online companion publication, Arguendo. Each issue typically contains scholarly articles, essays, and student notes. The Law Review also devotes one issue to the annual Law Review Symposium and one issue to the Annual Review of Administrative Law. The Law Review is staffed and run by GW Law JD students selected as a result of their academic achievements and their performance on the annual writing competition. LLM students are not eligible to participate.


The George Washington International Law Review

Editor-in-Chief : Mee Rina Kim [email]
2028 G Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20052
202.994.4601

The George Washington International Law Review, founded in 1966, is a student-published journal that presents articles and essays on public and private international financial development, comparative law, and public international law. The International Law Review is published quarterly. Additionally, the International Law Review annually publishes the Guide to International Legal Research. The Guide is an authoritative and comprehensive reference tool organized by geographic regions and substantive areas of international law. The International Law Review is staffed and run by GW Law JD students selected as a result of their academic achievements and their performance on the annual writing competition. LLM students are invited to become contributing members of the Guide by submitting their resume and a personal statement to the Editor-in-Chief at the beginning of the academic year. LLM student participation is voluntary and not for academic credit.


The American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Joan Schaffner
Student Editor-in-Chief: Rachael Million-Perez [email]
2028 G Street, NW  
Washington, D.C. 20052
202.994.8620

The American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal (AIPLA QJ), founded in 1972 and residing at GW Law since 1994, is the joint publication of the AIPLA, one of the largest private bars of intellectual property attorneys in the world, and the George Washington University Law School. The AIPLA QJ is published four times per year and is dedicated to presenting materials relating to intellectual property matters. With a readership of over 17,000 attorneys and IP professionals, AIPLA QJ is a leading journal for intellectual property and technology. Membership is open to GW Law JD students who are selected as a result of their academic achievements and their performance on the annual writing competition. LLM students with a background in either technology or IP related fields may participate as a Contributor to the AIPLA QJ. LLM students interested in applying must submit a resume, legal writing sample, and brief cover letter explaining their interest in the journal and why they will be a valuable addition to the journal to the Student Editor-in-Chief by the last day of Add/Drop for the fall semester. LLM student participation is voluntary and not for academic credit.

Email submissions to: submissions@aipla.org.


Federal Circuit Bar Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Landon Greene [email]
Executive Editor: Jessica Johnston [email]
2028 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20052

The Federal Circuit Bar Journal (FCBJ), as the official journal for the Federal Circuit Bar Association and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), is charged with providing meaningful, insightful and timely coverage of issues within the court's purview. The FCBJ is a national quarterly publication that carries a subscriber base of over three thousand judges, professors, attorneys, and law students. Membership is open to GW Law JD students who are selected as a result of their academic achievements and their performance on the annual writing competition. LLM students may participate on the FCBJ as advisors to students during the student notes writing process. Interested LLM students may contact the Managing Editor for information. LLM student participation is voluntary and not for academic credit.


Federal Communications Law Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Anthony Glosson [email]
2028 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20052

The Federal Communications Law Journal (FCLJ) is the official journal of the Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA), the leading organization for communications lawyers and other professionals. In conjunction with the FCBA, the George Washington Law School publishes the FCLJ three times a year and features articles on a range of domestic and international issues in communications law by practitioners, Commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission, policymakers, and professors, as well as book reviews and student notes. The FCLJ is edited and managed by GW Law JD students selected as a result of their academic achievements and their performance on the annual writing competition. LLM students are not eligible to participate.


International Law in Domestic Courts

Editor-in-Chief : Christina Bortz [email]
2028 G Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20052

International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC), founded in 2007 by Oxford University Press, is published online by Oxford University Press (OUP) and provides commentary on domestic judicial decisions involving international law issues from around the world. GW Law JD students are the exclusive rapporteurs for the United States and are joined by more than 70 professional rapporteurs from other countries. Rapporteurs identify and propose the cases, then write scholarly commentaries (akin to case notes) on the cases accepted for inclusion in the database. ILDC rapporteurs write about cases concerning international business law, family law, privileges and immunities, treaty law, environmental law, criminal law, foreign investment, human rights, humanitarian law, and all other subject areas of international law. OUP publishes ILDC’s work as part of the Oxford Reports on International Law, which has a subscribership composed of international law professors, attorneys, judges, and other scholars. Membership is open to GW Law JD students who are selected based on their performance in the annual writing competition, academic achievements, and interest in international law. Applicants must have taken international law, and preferably other related courses, while completing their JD. ILDC also welcomes applications from U.S. LLM students who have an interest and background in international law. Foreign LL.M students with a strong understanding of their home country’s domestic judicial system and an interest in international law are encouraged to submit applications to serve as a rapporteur for their home country. Applications can be submitted through ILDC, but foreign LLM students would work directly with OUP during their tenure at GW Law. LLM student participation is voluntary and not for academic credit.


Public Contract Law Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Deborah Norris Rodin [email]
2028 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20052
202.994.5415

The Public Contract Law Journal (PCLJ), produced jointly by the George Washington University Law School and the Section of Public Contract Law of the American Bar Association, is the premier journal read by practitioners in the field of government procurement law. The PCLJ is published quarterly and is edited and managed by JD students, selected as a result of their academic achievements and their performance on the annual writing competition, and LLM students enrolled in the program for Government Procurement Law. LLM students must participate in the annual ABA Section of Public Contract Law writing competition, or, at the discretion of the Editor-in-Chief and faculty advisors, submit a writing sample related to public contract law. LLM student participation is voluntary and not for academic credit.


The George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law

Editor-in-Chief: Joe Dougherty [email]

2000 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20052
202.994.0417

The George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law (GW JEEL) is produced in collaboration with the Environmental Law Institute and is published twice each year. JEEL focuses on legal issues related to next-generation energy production and distribution and on environmental and climate law issues related to the production of energy. Membership is open to GW Law JD students who are selected as a result of their academic achievements and their performance on the annual writing competition. LLM students may participate on JEEL. LLM students must submit a resume, writing sample, and a statement of interest to the Editor-in-Chief to be considered for membership. LLM student participation is voluntary and not for academic credit.


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