Submissions

The Philippine Law Journal is a student-edited publication devoted to the promotion of legal scholarship through research and writing. It is managed by the Editorial Board, composed of select students of the University of the Philippines College of Law. The Journal publishes four issues every year.

GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for Papers (Volume 88)For Volume 88, the Journal is now accepting submissions of scholarly works, particularly legal articles. The Journal is also accepting quality book reviews, student notes, comments or case notes, and features on any legal or law-related topic.

SPECIAL CALL FOR PAPERS
LGBT RIGHTS & LAW

Special Call for Papers (LGBT Rights & Law)The fourth issue of Vol. 88 shall be devoted to LGBT Rights & Law. This themed issue, a first on the said topic in the Philippines, will present written works on LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) rights, as well as laws concerning or affecting LGBT, in the context of or vis-à-vis constitutional, family, international, and human rights law, among others. The purpose of this issue is to provide a space for the views of proponents and opponents of LGBT rights, and to initiate a serious debate on LGBT law, in the hopes of enlightening policy and decision makers.

As the first issue set for release after its 100th anniversary in August 2014, this issue aims to reaffirm the commitment of the Journal to law reform.

The issue is scheduled for release in September 2014. Interested contributors may submit articles, research, student notes, comments or case notes, and features on the said topic until June 30, 2014.

SPECIAL CALL FOR PAPERS
SPECIAL CENTENNIAL ISSUE

Call for Papers (Special Centennial Issue)

The Journal marks its 100th anniversary in August 2014 as the oldest English-language law review in Asia.

To commemorate this milestone, the Journal will publish a Special Centennial Issue, containing reprints of some of the best and most influential articles published in the Journal, as well as new works on the Journal, legal scholarship, in general, and similar topics. Articles on the same topics will also be featured in the regular issues of Volume 88 (2013-14) of the Journal. The Special Centennial Issue is scheduled for release in August 2014. Interested contributors may submit articles, research, student notes, comments or case notes, and features on the said topics until April 30, 2014.

Kindly email your submissions (.doc or .docx format) to plj@up.edu.ph. For inquiries, you may contact Paolo Tamase (Chair) at pstamase@up.edu.ph or (mobile) (+63)917-8921081.