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The Tax Lawyer

Author Services

Peer Review

The Tax Lawyer’s peer review is conducted by members of the tax bar.


Authors in The Tax Lawyer retain copyright and grant the ABA the exclusive right of first publication. Details are in our sample author agreement .

The Tax Lawyer permits preposting and reposting on SSRN. Authors need only ensure that The Tax Lawyer citation is included in the SSRN record.


On acceptance of publication offers, The Tax Lawyer editors edit each article for substance, organization, and lucidity, in conjunction with the author.

Then the journal’s student editorial board at the Northwestern Tax LL.M. Program performs source and cite checking, and edits the article for style, also in conjunction with the author. Learn more about The Tax Lawyer – Northwestern Tax Program partnership in this video.


The Tax Lawyer is distributed to all 14,000 ABA Tax Section members and via 7 different online products including EBSCO, HeinOnline, JSTOR, LexisNexis, ProQuest/Cengage, Westlaw, and the ABA website.


The Tax Lawyer promotes articles on Twitter and LinkedIn. Authors will be notified of those postings and encouraged to share them via their social media networks.


The Tax Lawyer offers each author 25 complimentary reprints.


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