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Native American Law: Journal Submission Information

LibGuide for Jess Shoemaker's Native American Law Seminar

Submission Process

Journals and Submission Information

Some journals focused on Native American legal issues accept submissions from students for publication. Some of those journals are mentioned below with links to information about the journals and submission guidelines.

  • American Indian Law Journal   "The American Indian Law Journal (AILJ) is an academic collaboration among students, faculty, and practitioners. AILJ is designed to fill a critical gap in the amount of current scholarship available to those interested in the rapidly developing field of Indian law."   Submission information:  If you are interested in submitting an article to the journal, please e-mail
  • American Indian Law Review  "The American Indian Law Review serves as a nationwide scholarly forum for analysis of developments in legal issues pertaining to Native American and Indigenous peoples worldwide."  The American Indian Law Review has a National Writing Competition open to students enrolled in J.D. or graduated law programs. The deadline for this year's competition is Friday, February 26, 2021. Information about the competition is available here.  Other submission information is available here.
  • Indigenous Peoples' Journal of Law, Culture & Resistance  ". . . a law journal that publishes writings concerning Native Peoples’ cultures, traditions, and histories." See document in the Submission Process box on the left for how to submit to this journal.
  • Tribal Law Journal  The purpose of this journal is to promote "indigenous self-determination by facilitating discussion of the internal law of the world's indigenous nations."  Submission information is available here.