The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics (GJLE) is a quarterly publication of scholarly commentary on and practical analysis of Legal Ethics and the future of the legal profession. Our publication spans a broad range of subject matter and reaches a broad audience including practitioners, policy makers, scholars and students worldwide. GJLE publishes articles, notes, and book reviews which are of scholarly length and quality. We accept submissions throughout the year on a rolling basis.

Submitting a Manuscript

The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics prefers that authors submit articles through Scholastica. Alternatively, authors without Scholastica accounts may submit their articles as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment to Authors are asked to provide a CV and an optional abstract with their submissions. Additionally, we prefer that citations in manuscripts appear in footnotes, not endnotes, and follow The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015).

Requests for Expedited Review

Requests for expedited review should be made via email to or via Scholastica. Please use “Expedited Review Request” and the article title as the subject line of the email, and include the following information in the body of the email: the author’s name, the article’s title, a contact phone number, the journal making the offer, and the deadline for the expedited review to be completed.