Call for submissions: Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy


The Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy (GJPLP) at Georgetown University Law Center invites original submissions for publication in Volume 29. The Journal is seeking timely articles about poverty and related legal and policy issues in the United States. Submissions may address topics including:

  • Health Disparities
  • Housing Insecurity
  • Financial Systems & Economic Mobility
  • Labor & Employment
  • Educational Access & Attainment
  • Trump Administration Policies
  • Biden Administration Policies
  • COVID-19 Impacts and Repercussions

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and we welcome submissions on other topics, with a poverty-oriented focus, as well.

Submission Guidelines: GJPLP prefers articles not exceed 25,000 words in length, including text and footnotes, formatted in Bluebook style. Submissions at any stage of development are welcome, though more developed submissions may receive preference. Please submit the materials as a Microsoft Word document either through Scholastica or via email to with the subject “GJPLP: Volume 29 Submission.” For full submission instructions, please visit this link.

Submission Information: We welcome submissions from diverse authors (including students) across disciplines and encourage submissions from authors that may be featured in our “Voices of Poverty” Section. Questions: Please email any questions to

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