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Journal of Law & Social Change

The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Social Change (JLASC) serves as the hub of the progressive academic community at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

The Journal of Law and Social Change (JLASC) is a student-run journal and seminar committed to interdisciplinary scholarship addressing social, racial, and economic justice. JLASC is unique among Law School journals both in its mission and its democratic article selection process. All journal members participate in decision-making by collectively reviewing, selecting, and editing each piece of scholarship. JLASC members read article submissions as part of a weekly, student-run seminar, wherein they decide which articles to publish on a participatory and democratic basis.

JLASC’s broad mission attracts articles from a diverse range of scholars, practitioners, activists, and students from around the world. JLASC embraces a blend of theory and practice, featuring interdisciplinary scholarship that has practical implications both within and beyond the legal community.

Additional information is available on the Journal of Law & Social Change website.


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University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change
3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia PA 19104-6204

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