Call for Submissions: Nova Law Review, Florida Book Vol. 47

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                        Call for Papers- Volume 47 Florida Book

Nova Southeastern University’s (“NSU”) Shepard Broad College of Law and the Nova Law Review seek submissions for the Florida Book.   The Journal’s first annual publication—the Florida Book—covers legal and policy developments specific to Florida’s jurisdiction.  The Journal has previously featured articles by both professional authors and NSU law students relating to relevant topics regarding the state of Florida.  Notably, in 2007, the Florida Supreme Court, cited to the Florida Book Article, in its efforts to reshape the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure.  The court specifically cited to the Nova Law Review Article entitled:  Taking the “Sandwich” off of the Menu:  Should Florida Depart from Over 150 Years of Its Criminal Procedure and Let Prosecutors Have the Last Word?, written by Nicole Velasco Oden.  The Nova Law Review’s Florida Book continues to be a platform of change and progress in the Florida legal community.  Important topics published in the Nova Law Review’s Florida Book include:

–      Up in Arms Over Florida’s New Stand Your Ground Law.

–      All Employment Discrimination Claims are Not Created Equal:  Florida’s Worksharing Agreement Does Not Allow for Equal Justice Under the Florida Civil Rights Act. 

–      Barbaric Retributivism:  New Hampshire and Washington are Two of the Latest States to Abolish the Death Penalty. Here Is Why Florida Should Follow Suit.

–      Banning Revenge Pornography:  Florida.

–      Cardiac Defibrillators Need to Have a Bulletproof Vest: The National Security Risk Posed By the Lack of Cybersecurity In Implantable Medical Devices.

–      A Rising Florida Epidemic:  Big Business Controls Florida’s Recovery Residence Crisis.

The Nova Law Review invites academics, scholars, practitioners, post graduate students, and stakeholders to submit proposals for the Florida Book.  Articles published in the Florida Book could provide relevant and timely commentary on issues relating, but not limited to immigration, education, drug rehabilitation, and other issues adjoining the law.

Submission Requirements:  All articles submitted to the Nova Law Review for publication must meet and include the following requirements.

  • Name and affiliation of authors and co-authors
  • Title of the article
  • 15-page minimum page length
  • Single spaced
  • 1-inch margins
  • 11-point font
  • Times New Roman font type
  • Footnote citations

Submissions & Important Dates:

Please submit materials to

  • Abstract with Final Draft of Article:  June 6, 2022
  • Estimated Publish Date:  End of Fall 2022 Semester

For More Information Please Contact:

  1. Annie O’Leary, Editor-in-Chief, at
  2. Carline Vidal, Lead Articles Editor, at