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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format. Other file formats require editor's approval.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

Author Guidelines

Authors are requested to submit their manuscripts and a cover letter or resume to the editor at thn@law.aau.dk. Article manuscripts should include an abstract of 200-500 words, which outlines the central thesis of the Article. Articles ranging from 4,000 to 12,000 words, approximately 15-40 double-spaced pages, are preferred. A table of contents is recommended, especially for lengthy articles. Manuscripts for Reports, Comments and Notes should normally range from 900 to 2700 words, approximately 3-9 double-spaced pages, in length. The manuscript will be subject to peer-review within app. 3-4 weeks. At the conclusion of the peer-review process the author will be notified of acceptance, need for revision or rejection. Authors of accepted manuscripts will have the opportunity to revise the article prior to publication. The manuscript should be accompanied by an assurance that the article has not been published elsewhere. In the case of multiple authors each author will be required to sign the publication contract. Manuscripts typed in Word can be accommodated. Successful authors will be required to submit a copy that allows electronic editing and such manuscripts are strongly preferred. The NJCL accepts manuscripts that adhere to OSCOLA style of citation. We ask that the manuscript adhere to a uniform system of spelling and the house-style indicated on our website (www.njcl.dk).

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