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Laws 2012, 1(1), 1-3; doi:10.3390/laws1010001
Editor-in-Chief of Laws, Georgetown University Law Center, Georgetown University, 600 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20001, USA
Received: 20 May 2011 / Accepted: 23 May 2011 / Published: 31 May 2011
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ExcerptMy life’s work has positioned me in two diverse worlds’ one in science and one in law . I publish in both fields, and the traditions are very different. Law journals typically have narrow readerships, principally those in the legal academy. The law review tradition, particularly in North America, is student edited, non-peer reviewed, and characteristically long and detailed. Law libraries often spend large portions of their budgets on journal subscriptions, which they store in scarce space. [...]
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