Trends Article Submission

Call for Article Submissions

Trends in State Courts is an annual, peer-reviewed publication that highlights innovative practices in critical areas that are of interest to courts, and often serves as a guide for developing new initiatives and programs, and informing and supporting policy decisions. Trends in State Courts is the only publication of its kind and enjoys a wide circulation among the state court community. It is distributed in electronically and in hard copy.

Submissions for the 2021 edition are now being accepted. Please email abstracts for no more than 500 words by October 23, 2020 to John Holtzclaw. Abstracts received after this date are welcome and will be considered for later editions.

Visit the Trends in State Courts webpage at for more information and detailed submission guidelines.