The American Journal of Law & Medicine (AJLM) encourages the submission of manuscripts on a wide range of medico-legal topics. Acceptable subjects include health law and policy; legal, ethical, social and economic aspects of medical practice, education and research; health insurance; and other issues involving the relationship of the life sciences to the social sciences and humanities. AJLM is interdisciplinary.
|Gail B. Agrawal||University of Iowa, USA|
|Michael Baram||Boston University, USA|
|Charles Baron||Boston College, USA|
|Jay A. Gold||MetaStar, Inc, USA|
|Ernest M. Haddad||Boston University, USA|
|Clark C. Havighurst||Duke University, USA|
|Nathan Hershey||University of Pittsburgh, USA|
|David A. Hyman||University of Illinois, USA|
|Sheila Jasanoff||Harvard University, USA|
|Timothy S. Jost||Washington and Lee University, USA|
|Stephen R. Latham||Yale University, USA|
|Silvia A. Law||New York University, USA|
|David T. Morris||AbbVie, USA|
|Joseph P. Newhouse||Harvard Medical School , USA|
|Irwin N. Perr||University of Washington, USA|
|Harvey E. Pies||Blue Cross and Blue Shield, USA|
|Arti K. Rai||Duke University, USA|
|Philip R. Reilly||Third Rock Venture Capital, USA|
|Marc A. Rodwin||Suffolk University, USA|
|Mark A. Rothstein||University of Louisville, USA|
|David S. Szabo||Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, USA|
|Linda V. Tiano||Epstein Becker Green, USA|
|Sidney D. Watson||Saint Louis University, USA|
American Journal of Law & Medicine
EDITORIAL SCOPE: The editors of the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF LAW & MEDICINE (AJLM) encourage the submission of manuscripts on a wide range of medico-legal topics. Acceptable subjects include health law and policy; legal, ethical, social and economic aspects of medical practice, education and research; health insurance; and other issues involving the relationship of the life sciences to the social sciences and humanities. AJLM is interdisciplinary. Submissions from specialists in all healthcare-related disciplines are welcomed.
EDITORIAL ADDRESS: Editor-in-Chief, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF LAW & MEDICINE, 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University School of Law, Suite 1672, Boston, Massachusetts 02215.
GENERAL SUBMISSION FORMAT: Manuscripts must be submitted in MS Word format to the Editor-in-Chief at firstname.lastname@example.org. Manuscripts should be a minimum of forty pages in length. Additionally, the manuscript must be submitted with:
- 1. An abstract
- 2. Author's cirriculum vitae
ABSTRACTS: An abstract (of no more than 200 words), succinctly summarizing the content of the manuscript, should accompany the manuscript on a separate page.
REFERENCES: Authors must use footnotes. Footnotes must be numbered consecutively and double-spaced. All footnotes should conform to A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed.), available at http://www.legalbluebook.com. Those unfamiliar with this system should follow the citation form accepted in their discipline. When a paper is accepted, the editors will work with the author to convert the footnotes into the proper form.
ILLUSTRATIONS: All illustrations, tables, graphs, and charts must be numbered and given suitable legends. Authors must indicate in the manuscript the appropriate positions of such graphics. Authors will be expected to provide either suitable electronic graphics files or a camera-ready copy.
SELECTION & EDITING TIMETABLE: On receipt of a manuscript, the editors will send a letter of acknowledgment. Authors will be notified of manuscript decisions within one to three months of receipt, depending on the length of the manuscript. Accepted manuscripts are usually published within three months of acceptance.
PROOF PAGES & AUTHOR REPRINTS: Authors will be given one set of proof pages prior to publication. Proof pages will incorporate textual revisions discussed between the editors and the author. Reprint order forms for perfect-bound reprints will accompany the proof pages. All orders must be pre-paid.
RETURN OF MANUSCRIPTS: AJLM retains one copy of all manuscripts submitted for consideration. Copies are not returned unless the author so requests in writing and supplies AJLM with a return self-addressed envelope and adequate postage.
PUBLICATION TIMETABLE: AJLM is published quarterly: Spring; Summer &
Fall (double issue); and Winter. The journal goes to press in February, June, and November, respectively.