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About Vanderbilt JETLaw

About JETLaW

The Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law is published six times a year (in January, March, April, May, October, and November) by Vanderbilt JETLaw, Vanderbilt University Law School, 131 21st Av. S., Nashville, TN 37203.

JETLaw Member Selection: JETLaw selects new members in the spring of their first year. Students interested in JETLaw membership are required to compete in a write-on competition following their spring final exams. This entails writing a mini-note and completing two editing exercises. Half of the members are selected based on their total write-on score and half are selected based on their first year grade point average. JETLaw selects thirty-two first year students annually.

Transfer students may also become members. JETLaw conducts a transfer competition during the summer prior to the second year.

Second year students may also note-on to the JETLaw. Notes are selected in the spring of second year year.

JETLaw Member Duties: Second year JETLaw members have two principal duties. Second year students are required to assist the Managing Department in cite-checking professional and student pieces. Thorough and accurate completion of this duty is a requirement for membership.

JETLaw also requires all second year members to write a student note. The note may be on any original American jurisprudential topic involving entertainment or technology. Thoughtful, well-written, and innovative notes will be published by JETLaw.

Third year members have the opportunity to serve on JETLaw’s editorial board. Editorial positions are chosen in the spring of a member’s second year.

Antidiscrimination Policy: It is the policy of JETLaw not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, religion, ethnic background, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Copyright Permission: JETLaw publishes articles and notes under a copyright license with its authors. Users wishing to reproduce multiple copies, or to reprint elsewhere must first request permission. All requests should be sent to Faye Johnson and include an explanation of how you plan to use the article or note.

For information regarding subscriptions to JETLaw or to purchase single and back issues, please go to our subscriptions page.