Special Edition - Family Violence Issue - Juvenile and Family Court Journal (June 1, 2010)

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National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

The Juvenile and Family Court Journal is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal, published for more than 50 years by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. We are seeking articles on the subject of domestic violence and the impact it has on children and families in the court system. Some possible topics may include: ethical considerations for judges, custody decision-making, the overlap of domestic violence and child abuse/neglect or delinquency, custody and support provisions of Full Faith and Credit, innovative practices, or similar. Articles of interest to the membership, which includes juvenile and family court judges, court administrators, probation workers, and others in the field of juvenile and family justice, will be considered.



 In order to be considered, all submissions should

  • be scholarly/academic in nature;
  • use a standard citation format such as Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (4th or 5th ed.) or The Bluebook;
  • be sent as a word processing document (*.doc, *.wpd; no *.pdf, please!);
  • be 20-30 typed, double-spaced pages, including a 100-word abstract (required) and any tables, notes, or references.
  • include a curriculum vitae or writing resume and a 50 word bio;
  • abide by the copyright information listed below.

Copyright Information

 Only previously unpublished material will be considered. The Journal has a sole submission policy; please do not submit articles under consideration by another publisher. The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges holds the copyright in all articles published in its Journal and it reserves the right to publish this work (in part or in its entirety) in electronic form on its website or in electronic information databases published by others. By submission of your article, you confirm that this arrangement is acceptable to you. You further confirm that the work has not been published prior to its appearance in the Journal, and that it is an original work that abides by all copyright rules and regulations.  

Please submit articles by e-mail to Katy Yetter (kyetter[at]ncjfcj[dot]org) or for a mailing address, please visit our websiste or call 775-784-7019. All submissions must be received by June 1, 2010 to be considered.