Editor-in-Chief: Melanie G. Wiber, Department of Anthropology, University of New Brunswick, Canada.

From 2013 the Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law is published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group) and the Commission on Legal Pluralism, and the text of numbers published from this date will be available on the Taylor & Francis website.  The general page for the JLP on the Taylor & Francis website may be found here.  More specific information about the JLP, the contents of numbers published from 2013, the Associate Editors and Editorial Advisory Board, and Guidelines for Authors on the Taylor & Francis website may be accessed by clicking on the headings below. 

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