Membership

Prospective Members

College of Law students participate in the Journal membership competition during the summer following their first year of law school. The Journal extends invitations to the top 10% of the first-year class, the book award winners in Legal Research and Writing and Appellate Advocacy and those students whose outstanding performance in the write-on competition merits recognition.

The University of Florida Journal of Law & Public Policy is an interdisciplinary, non-partisan organization devoted to the study, commentary, and analysis of domestic legal and social issues. JLPP holds a 1L Write-On Competition each year.

Additionally, the Journal hosts an Interdisciplinary Competition for graduate students in the spring semester. Information on joining JLPP is available by contacting the current Student Works Editor.

The Journal of Law & Public Policy is an interdisciplinary, non-partisan organization devoted to the study, commentary and analysis of domestic legal and social issues. Founded in 1987, the Journal fosters contemporary discourse on judicial decisions, legislation, law reform, and other legal and social issues facing public policy decision-makers. Each published issue contains both analytical and thought-provoking articles written by lawyers, judges, scholars, and public officials. The Journal is published three times a year by the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law, and is nationally ranked in the Top Ten of law and public policy legal journals.