Empower the scholarly legal community and champion open access principles by ensuring community ownership of legal scholarship.
  • Provide a platform that is owned and maintained by members of the scholarly legal community.
  • Meet the current and changing needs of legal scholars and member institutions. 
  • Provide open access to legal scholarship.
  • Develop and execute a sustainable and flexible scholarly publication environment. 


Legal Scholarship Advisory Board​​

  • Kyle Courtney, Harvard University
  • Corie Dugas, NELLCO Law Library Consortium, Inc.
  • James Grimmelmann, Cornell Tech and Cornell Law School
  • Susan Nevelow Mart, University of Colorado Law School
  • Kim Nayyer, Cornell Law School and Library
  • Roger Skalbeck,  University of Richmond School of Law
  • Michelle Trumbo, Legal Information Preservation Alliance (LIPA)
  • Susan Urban,  Mid-America Law Library Consortium (MALLCO)

Technical Advisory Committee

  • Dan Blackaby, Cornell Law School  (through Aug. 2021)
  • Tom Boone, Washington Research Library Consortium  (through Aug. 2021)
  • Pam Brannon, Georgia State University College of Law
  • Valeri Craigle, The University of Utah Law School  (through Aug. 2021)
  • Thomas Drueke, University of Chicago Law School
  • Jason Eiseman, Yale Law School
  • David Holt, UC Davis School of Law  (through Aug. 2021)
  • Peter Hook, Cornell Law School (facilitator)
  • D.R. Jones, The University of Memphis School of Law  (through Aug. 2021)
  • Ben Keele; Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law  (through Aug. 2021)
  • Aaron Kirschenfeld, University of North Carolina School of Law (through Aug. 2021)
  • Sandra Klein, University of Notre Dame Law School
  • Allen Moye, DePaul College of Law
  • Lauren Seney, William & Mary Law School  (through Aug. 2021)
  • Karen Shephard, University of Pittsburgh Law School (through Aug. 2020)
  • TJ Striepe, School of Law University of Georgia

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