IJCA Author Guidelines

ISSN 2156-7964

Prospective articles submitted for consideration for publication in the International Journal for Court Administration should be sent to the co-managing editors by e-mail, in MSWord or pdf format.

Philip Langbroek: p.m.langbroek@uu.nl

Manuscripts should not exceed 5,000 words. including footnotes. Manuscripts should be written in English and be complete in all respects, including figures and tables.


The title page should list the full title, names, academic or professional affiliations and complete addresses of all authors. In case of multiple authors of one article, each author should be displayed on a new line, followed by affiliation details, separated by commas. A brief autobiographical note may be supplied. The name and address of the author to whom correspondence may be sent should be indicated, including an e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number.

As a guide, the main title should ordinarily consist of eight words or less. Notes are not allowed in the title, biography or any of the subtitles. Subtitles should be short and clearly defined.


References should be presented in footnotes; where required, an alphabetical list of sources should be added at the end of each submission.

Once the manuscript has been accepted for publication, the author should provide a final version that takes account of the Editorial Board reviewers’ comments. A completed and signed Copyright Acceptance Form, available from the Co-Managing Editors, must accompany each submission. By signing the form the author accepts the copyright statement of IJCA.