About

The North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology (“NC JOLT”) was founded in 1999 at the University of North Carolina School of Law. Our mission is to provide legal scholarship focusing on the many intersections between law and technology. We define technology very broadly, covering issues in intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, privacy law, and any other subject area where the sciences and law converge.

Now in its fifteenth volume, NC JOLT has gained national recognition as one of the top intellectual property journals in the country, according to Patently-O. As a student-run journal, we take pride in producing influential legal scholarship. NC JOLT publishes one print and one online edition at the end of each academic semester. Both editions feature full-length professional articles submitted to the journal, as well as student-written comments and recent developments prepared by our staff.

Publishing with JOLT has many distinct benefits. For example, NC JOLT is one of the first journals to publish each academic year. We also assign an editor to each author to work with you throughout the editing process. Finally, we offer easy access to your published piece for later distribution through our website’s advanced posting capabilities. Please visit our submissions page to learn more about publishing with NC JOLT.