The Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law continued its meteoric rise through Washington & Lee University School of Law’s Journal Rankings.  The Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law was recently ranked number 126 of all student-edited, English-language journals by combined score.  This ranking represents a jump of 141 spots in the past five years, and a thirty-one spot increase from last year’s Washington & Lee rankings.  By impact rating, the Journal is currently ranked number 110 among all English-language, student-edited journals.

The Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law has also continued to excel as a top specialty journal in the areas of science, technology, and computing; intellectual property; and arts, entertainment, and sports.

First, in the category of science, technology, and computing, the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law is ranked sixth among all student-edited journals. The Journal ranks second in case cites and third in journal cites in this category. Additionally, the Journal is ranked fifth in technology law journals by Google Scholar, according to their h-5 median score.

Next, in the category of intellectual property, the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law is ranked seventh among all student-edited journals.  The Journal is third in case cites and fifth in journal cites in this category.

Finally, in the category of arts, entertainment, and sports, the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law is ranked second among all student-edited journals. The Journal is tied at second for impact factor for student-edited journals in this sector.  Further, the Journal is first in case cites and third in journal cites in the arts, entertainment, and sports category.

We look forward to continuing to publish cutting-edge legal scholarship dedicated to the expanding nexus of entertainment, technology, and law in an increasingly connected world. Recognizing that this fusion of entertainment and technology poses novel legal issues in many fields of law, the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law welcomes scholarly submissions from the perspectives of copyright, administrative, sports, art, science, technology, and entertainment law, among others. In addition to the printed journal, the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law seeks to connect interested communities through its blog, which features accessible legal analysis of current events, cases, and issues related to the journal’s scope.

The Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law is currently accepting submissions for the 2015–2016 academic year.

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