South Carolina's Flagship University
Journal of Law & Education

Edited at the University of South Carolina Law Center and the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law University of Louisville

Editorial Board | Instructions to Authors | Information

Editorial Board


Laurence W. Knowles, Faculty Emeritus
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
Josie Brown, Assistant Professor of Law
University of South Carolina School of Law


Susan Kosse, Associate Professor of Law
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville


Labor Relations Editor
Hugh D. Jascourt
Public Employment Relations Research Institute
Foreign Developments Editor
Anwar N. Khan, Professor of Legal Studies and Chair, Centre for State and Legal Studies
Athabasca University, Canada
Special Education Editor
Jean B. Crockett, Associate Professor
University of Florida
Counterpoint Editor
Perry A. Zirkel, Iacocca Professor of Education
Lehigh University
Book Reviews
Kerry Brian Melear, Assistant Professor of Higher Education
University of Mississippi
Supreme Court Editor
Michael Whiteman, Legal Reference Librarian
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Loiusville


Joseph C. Beckham
Florida State University School of Education
Geoffrey J. Bennett
University of Notre Dame, London Law Center
Paula A. Cordiero
University of San Diego School of Education
Charles R. Calleros
Arizona State University School of Law
Patricia F. First
University of Dayton School of Education & Allied Professions
Kelly Frels
Bracewell & Patterson, Houston, Texas
Jay Heubert
Teachers College, Columbia University
Donald K. Joseph
Rutgers - Camden School of Law & Temple University School of Law
Martha M. McCarthy
Indiana University - Bloomington School of Education
Michael Rebell
Campaign for Fiscal Equity, Inc., New York, NY
John G. Simon
Yale Law School, New Haven, CT
Julie Underwood
National School Boards Association, Alexandria, Virginia


Student Editorial Board

University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina

Michael M. Trask
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Lindsay Lee, Jalisa Stevens
Managing Editor
Connor Thompson
Senior Article Editors
Jasmine Taylor, Christine Robbins
Article Editors
Alexa Flores
Research Editor
Courtney Todd
Associate Research Editor
Sarah Shipe, Catherine Simmons
Associate Article Editor
Emily Bailey
Senior Staff Editors
David Nasrollahi, Noah Breazeale, Ra'na Heidari, Billy Baucom, Emily Godwin, Matt Jackson, Kyle Colon, Jean Kim, Grant LeFever, Christopher Mathis, Katie Nilges, Catherine Ortmann, Olivia Park, Kelsie Queen, Megan Raymer, Gurbani Saini, Alexa Tattersall, Philip TerHorst, Austin Terry, Bret West, Justin Wolf

Judicial Developments

Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville

Gayla M. Cissell
Chalk Talk (Notes) Editor
Kate Barnes
Chalk Talk (Notes) Editor
Marilyn Osborn
Supervising Editor (Articles)
Will Metcalf
Supervising Editor (Cases)
Meg Stewart
Articles Editor
Ashley Wiggins
Constitutional Law Editor
Jamie L. Izlar
Disability & Harassment Editor
Christopher N. Ballantine
Employment Editor
Brandon Edwards
Student Loans & Litigation Editor
Marlow Riedling
Torts Editor
Daniel Schoenbaechler
Policy and Procedure Editor
Iara Montoro

Instructions to Authors

The Journal welcomes articles on all aspect of law related to education. The Journal seeks to promote and welcomes commentary on articles we have published.

Except under unusual circumstances, it is the policy of the Journal not to publish manuscripts which have appeared or are to appear in other publications. Accordingly, all manuscripts should be submitted with the understanding that the Journal possesses the exclusive right to publication. If and when the manuscript is published, it becomes property of the Journal and all copyrights will be taken out in the name of Jefferson Law Book Company, and all rights in copyright reserved to Jefferson Law Book Company. The Journal does subscribe in principle to the Draft Model Author/Journal Agreement of the Association of American Law Schools.

The following procedures should be adhered to when submitting manuscripts:

  • All manuscripts should be sent to jled@law.sc.edu. The submitting author should provide all relevant contact information with the manuscript.
  • Use of Bluebook citation form is required.
  • If an article is accepted for publication, the author will be notified as soon as possible. Page proofs will then be sent to the authors. It is vital that they be checked with meticulous care, since that will be the only opportunity for the author to correct errors or modify editorial changes. Authors will receive 1 complimentary issue of the Journal. Additional issues may be purchased if they are requested before the printing begins.

The Journal of Law and Education is available on the WestLawTM and Lexis-NexisTM databases, and is indexed in the Index of Legal Periodicals and in the Current Index of Legal Periodicals and abstracted in Educational Abstracts.

Publication Information

The Journal of Law & Education (ISSN 0275-6072) (USPS 997-460) is published quarterly in January, April, July and October by the Jefferson Law Book Company. It is printed by Cadmus Promotional Print Division, Richmond, Virginia. The annual subscription rates are $100.00 within the U.S., and $113.00 outside the U.S., with airmail available for an additional $80.00 (outside the U.S. only). Please make checks payable to Jefferson Law Book Company, 2100 Huntingdon Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21211, Telephone: (443) 573-3409, Fax: (410) 783-2448. Subscriptions are accepted for the calendar year only; all payments should be in U.S. funds, and drawn on a U.S. bank. Email inquiries should be sent to jefflaw1@juno.com. Periodical postage is paid in Baltimore, Maryland and additional mailing offices. Postmasters: Please send address changes to the Journal of Law & Education, 2100 Huntingdon Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21211.

Library of Congress Catalog Card No: LC 75-188863.

Electronic submission of manuscripts is preferred. Documents should be directed to the Journal's email account: jled@law.sc.edu.

Correspondence may be sent to:
Journal of Law & Education
University of South Carolina Law Center
Columbia, SC 29208
tel & fax: 803-777-5294
email: jled@law.sc.edu

Books for Review should be sent to:
Kerry Brian Melear
Assistant Professor
University of Mississippi
107 Guyton Hall
University, MS 38677
Telephone: 662-915-5016
Facsimile: 662-915-7230

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