The Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal is a student-run organization that publishes legal commentary and scholarship. The Journal publishes two issues per year in the Spring and Fall, which incorporate scholarly works from outside authors in addition to student pieces on emerging legal issues. Each piece submitted for publication is subject to an intense review process that ensures a high-quality academic product. Founded in 1969 at the Rutgers School of Law in Newark, N.J., the Journal is the oldest computer law periodical in the academic world. Since its inception, the Journal has maintained a tradition of excellence, and has designed each publication issue to foster critical discourse on the technological breakthroughs impacting the legal landscape. The Journal’s success is reflected in a subscription base of about four hundred national and international subscribers, as well as in its citation in numerous texts, articles and judicial opinions, including those of the United States Supreme Court. The Journal’s editorial and managing editorial staff is comprised of second and third year law students, who receive academic credit for their work. The editors are selected on the basis of their performance in a competitive writing competition, and each student moves into a leadership position after their first year on the journal.


Every year, the Journal participates in and sponsors various events. If you are interested in speaking at an event, writing a tailored piece for the journal, sharing your research for a student note, becoming a Mentor for the incoming editorial staff, or otherwise getting involved with the Journal, please contact us at eic@rctlj.org. All prior editors are encouraged to submit articles or writings for publication by following the directions under the Submissions tab.