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Submission Guidelines

The Pacific Basin Law Journal (PBLJ) can always be contacted by email with submissions, comments, or questions: pblj@lawnet.ucla.edu.

PBLJ welcomes the submission of scholarly work from academicians, practitioners, and students. Articles must focus on at least one country bordering the Pacific Ocean. Articles may focus on domestic issues in one country, with the exception of the United States (for articles addressing U.S. issues, at least one other country bordering the Pacific Ocean must be addressed); on bilateral or regional issues; or on multilateral or international issues.

Articles should draw from a variety of primary and secondary sources of a high scholastic caliber. Articles should be submitted with references to the sources in footnotes. While there is no minimum or maximum page length, articles typically submitted to the journal range from twenty (20) to eighty (80) pages.