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About This Journal

History

The Maryland Journal of International Law (MJIL) has a long and prestigious history as a forum for scholarly discourse on a wide range of issues on international and comparative law.  Established in 1976 as the International Trade Law Journal, it was known as the Maryland Journal of International Law & Trade from 1984 until 1999.  It resumed publication in 2009 under its current title.

The journal presents balanced coverage on a broad range of topics related to international and comparative law and welcomes contributions from experts in the field, including scholars, practitioners, journalists, and politicians.  Student-written works are also accepted.

Since 2009, the Journal has published articles related to its annual Symposia on different aspects of international and/or comparative law.

Publication

The Maryland Journal of International Law is published once annually by students of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.  The Journal publishes the proceedings of and papers on topics related to its annual Symposium.  The Journal also publishes original student works on a variety of topics related to international law.  We seek manuscripts that are well-written and contain original analysis that contribute to legal scholarship as well as the general practice of international law.  Please visit our Submissions Page for additional information regarding submissions to the Journal.

Citation

The preferred citation of the Maryland Journal of International Law is “Md. J. Int’l. L.”  Citations should include the volume and page number cited.

Subscription

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