Submissions

General Information:

The Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law (DJCIL”) publishes original scholarship on international, transnational and comparative law matters. DJCIL welcomes submissions from professors and practitioners. At this time, DJCIL does not accept submissions from non-Duke Law students.

Timing:

Please submit manuscripts as early as possible. Offers of publication are made on a rolling basis.

Submit Online

We accept submission online through Scholastica or via email at djcil@law.duke.edu.

Requirements:

  1. All articles should be submitted in English.
  2. Articles of fewer than 35,000 words (or roughly 70 law review pages), including footnotes, are strongly preferred; longer articles will only be published in exceptional circumstances. Shorter essays are welcomed.
  3. Footnotes must conform with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed.). Authors should be prepared to provide cited sources upon request.
  4. Provision of an abstract and conformity with the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Styleis preferred, but not required.

Expedited Reviews:

DJCIL will make every effort to expedite review in light of deadlines imposed by other journal(s) that have accepted a piece. Please submit expedite requests via Scholastica.

Please provide the following information in your correspondence:

  1. Author name;
  2. Contact information [phone and email];
  3. Article title;
  4. Titles of the journal(s) that have accepted the article; and
  5. The deadlines those journal(s) have imposed.

Selection Process:

DJCIL’s Articles Editors carefully review each submission and, upon their recommendation, the article selection committee makes a final decision regarding publication. Once an article is selected, the Editor-in-Chief contacts the author with a contract and further information on the publication process.

We look forward to reviewing your submissions.

Submissions

General Information:

The Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law (DJCIL”) publishes original scholarship on international, transnational and comparative law matters. DJCIL welcomes submissions from professors and practitioners. At this time, DJCIL does not accept submissions from non-Duke Law students.

Timing:

Please submit manuscripts as early as possible. Offers of publication are made on a rolling basis.

Submit Online

We accept submission online through Scholastica or via email at djcil@law.duke.edu.

Requirements:

  1. All articles should be submitted in English.
  2. Articles of fewer than 35,000 words (or roughly 70 law review pages), including footnotes, are strongly preferred; longer articles will only be published in exceptional circumstances. Shorter essays are welcomed.
  3. Footnotes must conform with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed.). Authors should be prepared to provide cited sources upon request.
  4. Provision of an abstract and conformity with the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Styleis preferred, but not required.

Expedited Reviews:

DJCIL will make every effort to expedite review in light of deadlines imposed by other journal(s) that have accepted a piece. Please submit expedite requests via Scholastica.

Please provide the following information in your correspondence:

  1. Author name;
  2. Contact information [phone and email];
  3. Article title;
  4. Titles of the journal(s) that have accepted the article; and
  5. The deadlines those journal(s) have imposed.

Selection Process:

DJCIL’s Articles Editors carefully review each submission and, upon their recommendation, the article selection committee makes a final decision regarding publication. Once an article is selected, the Editor-in-Chief contacts the author with a contract and further information on the publication process.

We look forward to reviewing your submissions.