The Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest is the scholarly voice for issues pertaining to social welfare, public policy, and a broad spectrum of jurisprudence. Published four times a year, the Journal publishes its content online to reach the widest audience possible, while also publishing one annual print issue focused on the work of the Virginia General Assembly. Our authors have included experienced practitioners, esteemed legal professors, and insightful individuals working to change the world around them.
The Journal welcomes unsolicited submissions and accepts submissions on a rolling basis. The Journal strives to publish a variety of articles addressing contemporary and controversial issues of either regional or national importance. We frequently accept exceptional student works to provide America’s newest generations of legal minds and public interest advocates with a platform. In addition to publication, the Journal presents a symposium.
From Thomas Paine to Eleanor Roosevelt, words have been the priceless tools by which individuals effect true change. The Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest focuses on the crossroads where contemporary legal matters and champions of change meet.
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