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Article Submissions: 

The Criminal Law Practitioner (CLP) currently seeks manuscript submissions for Volume 13 Issue 2 and Volume 14 Issue 1 of our print publication, respectively published in June 2023 and January 2024. The deadline to submit manuscripts is February 3, 2023. The CLP Editorial Board will inform all authors of their publication decisions by February 10, 2023. (Note: CLP will accept and review manuscripts for Volume 14 again in August 2023). 


CLP is the criminal law publication at American University Washington College of Law, and one of the few in the Washington D.C. area. We curate our online and print content to speak directly to practitioners on timely and relevant matters within criminal law. We are interested in publishing a wide range of topics relating to criminal law, especially those that communicate their impact on practitioners. 


Manuscripts should be submitted with normal margins, double spacing, 12 pt. Times New Roman font, and footnotes. We accept submissions either on the Scholastica platform or via email at Please email the same if you are interested in featuring in a practitioner profile on our blog. 


If you have any questions, please email Jackie Solomon, the editor-in-chief, at Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to reviewing your submissions!


Dear Reader, 


Thank you for your interest in The Criminal Law Practitioner. In order to best serve you, we ask you include as much information as possible in the subject line. If you are inquiring about featuring in a Practitioner Profile, writing a guest blog post, or submitting an article for publication, please write  "Practitioner Profile," "Guest Blog Post," or "Article Submission Inquiry" in the subject line. We will respond to your message as soon as we are able. 


Thank you again, 

The Criminal Law Practitioner


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