Thank you for your interest in SLPR.

Submissions for publication in SLPR are ongoing. 

You may also want to consider submitting an online piece, as we are always accepting submissions for SLPR Online

Below is information on submitting print and online articles for publication consideration.

Print Journal

Each year, SLPR publishes one print volume comprised of two issues: one issue in the fall and one issue in the spring. Feature articles range from 15,000 to 25,000 words. Volume 34 will feature two issues containing feature articles on a variety of policy topics.

To submit an article for consideration, please use Scholastica. Additional questions about submissions can be sent to the Lead Articles Editor, William Weightman (


SLPR Online

Online articles may be submitted at any time and do not have to correspond to our symposia topic areas. Rather, the topic requirements are simply that the piece must be both timely and policy driven. Submissions should be no more than 2500 words, with a 25 footnote maximum. More details can be found in our Online section.

To submit an article for consideration, please email Please contact the Lead Online Editor, Makena Kauhane ( with any additional questions.

Student Notes

Students may submit Notes or Legislative Notes. For details about the submissions process for these pieces, contact the Lead Notes Editor, Joelle Miller (