Journal of Food Law & Policy

How to Submit Articles and Essays

The Journal of Food Law & Policy is dedicated to publishing the very best legal scholarship examining the full range of issues impacting our food system. Published articles are available in print, through commercial electronic services (Westlaw and Hein) and on the Journal's online website.

The Journal invites article submissions throughout the year. The reviewing cycle begins each summer after the election of the new Board of Editors and continues until publication spaces are filled. The Journal publishes two issues per year, Fall and Spring.

Submissions should provide original analysis, be well written and researched, and contain proper citation in current Bluebook form. Articles should be double-spaced with 20,000 words or less preferred. Essays of 2500 words or less are preferred.

Submissions should be submitted via email to Along with the article, please attach a one-paragraph abstract describing the work and attach the author's CV.

General questions should be directed to