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About This Journal

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

The ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal and Social Policy is the scholarly publication produced by the Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Inc. (ECI). ECI is a research center on policy issues for the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. The Journal publishes papers primarily on issues that impact legal and social policy in the urban community. The ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal & Social Policy is a peer reviewed journal that seeks to make available research and knowledge in the areas of legal and social policy to equip and empower educators and others nationwide with research driven articles that will contribute to their ability to meet the diverse needs of urban populations. It is published bi-annually. Manuscripts submitted to the journal are reviewed by one or more referees unless they are inappropriate due to length, style, or topic. Submitted manuscripts will not be returned. The editor reserves the right to make changes in all manuscripts to improve clarity, format, and style. It is assumed that the manuscripts have not been submitted to other journals. International manuscripts are encouraged. Please visit the ECI journal at www.ecipublications.org to view submission requirements and policies.

CALL FOR EDITORS

The ECI Journal for Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal & Social Policy is seeking candidates to become members of its editorial collective. The ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal and Social Policy is the scholarly publication produced by the Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Inc. (ECI). ECI is a research center on policy issues for the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. The Journal publishes papers primarily on issues that impact legal and social policy in the urban community. The ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal & Social Policy is a peer reviewed journal that seeks to make available research and knowledge in the areas of legal and social policy to equip and empower educators and others nationwide with research driven articles that will contribute to their ability to meet the diverse needs of urban populations. Editors are selected based on their research scholarship and editorial experience. Self-nominations or nominations from others are welcomed. Nominations must include:

• Curriculum vitae of the nominee.

• List of publications.

• Letter of interest specifying evidence of the nominee's scholarship, editorial experience and willingness to accept the position.

These materials should be emailed to earlcarlinstitute@tmslaw.tsu.edu. This position is a volunteer position. To view the ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal & Social Policy please visit www.ecipublications.org.

CALL FOR REVIEWERS

The Earl Carl Institute for Legal & Social Policy, Inc. is seeking applications for peer reviews. Academicians and practitioners specializing in criminal justice, education and housing are highly encouraged to apply. Candidates should be available to assume their titles immediately. Nominations for reviewers, including self-nominations, along with the area of expertise should be sent by email to the Earl Carl Institute at earlcarlinstitute@tmslaw.tsu.edu.

Qualifications: Candidates should have strong writing skills and a demonstrated interest and background in criminal law, housing, education or social justice, law or another relevant field. Applicants should have a minimum of 2-5 years of relevant academic experience in the field of criminal law, housing, education or social justice, law or another relevant field.

Duties: Peer reviewers are expected to review manuscripts submitted by authors, give constructive comments, and determine the manuscript’s suitability for publication and contribution to the field. Members will be identified according to their availability and expertise.

Applications should include a one-page letter of interest, curriculum vitae and list of publications. These materials should be emailed to earlcarlinstitute@tmslaw.tsu.edu. This position is a volunteer position.