"Justice Reform: Achieving Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections to Promote Recovery"

Guest edited by John R. Gallagher, PhD, Morgan State University

Now Accepting Submissions for the Journal for Advancing Justice Volume IV

The Journal for Advancing Justice (JAJ) invites submissions for its fourth volume, “Justice Reform: Achieving Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections to Promote Recovery.” This volume is scheduled to be published in the late fall/early winter of 2021 and is supported by a grant from the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President. The deadline for full manuscript submissions is Friday, October 15, 2021.

We seek both original research reports and research-based review articles or meta-analyses examining evidence-based community programs and interventions designed to reduce incarceration and improve treatment outcomes for individuals in the justice system who have substance use disorders, mental health disorders, and other related social service needs.

Download the call for papers to learn more about submission parameters and priority topics.

To submit an article for consideration:

Step 1: Review the call for papers.

Step 2: Prepare an article abstract (1,000 words or less).

Step 3: Complete the submission form below and upload your abstract.

The journal's editorial board will review abstracts promptly on a rolling basis and will respond within five (5) business days to decline the submission, request additional information, or solicit a full manuscript. Note that a request for a full manuscript confirms our interest in the topic and paper but does not guarantee acceptance or publication.

To submit an abstract, complete each field in the form below.

  • Upload an article abstract of 1,000 words or less for consideration.