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African Journal of Legal Studies

AJLS at FIU Law

The African Journal of Legal Studies (AJLS) is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal published by Brill and the Center for International Law and Policy in Africa.

With the support of the Dean of the College of Law, the AJLS and FIU Law have created opportunities for FIU Law students to participate in the work of the journal. This small and highly talented group of graduate students contributes to the work of journal under the supervision of Professor OseiTutu.

In their roles as assistant editors, the students are engaged with the work of the journal in various stages of the publication process, including drafting documents, streamlining processes, contacting peer reviewers, reviewing citations, and editing articles for conformity with the AJLS standards.

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Editor-in-Chief
J. Janewa Osei-Tutu, Associate Professor of Law, Florida International University College of Law
E-mail: Oseitutu.AJLS@gmail.com

Editorial Board
Charles C. Jalloh, Founding Editor, Professor of Law, Florida International University College of Law
Sri Ragavan, Editor, Professor of Law, Texas A&M College of Law
Simon Meisenberg, Editor, Attorney at Law, Germany

Graduate Editorial Assistants, FIU College of Law, 2021-2022
Stephanie Cross, B.I.S. (2016), M.S. Ed. (2021) J.D. (2021) Senior Associate Editor
Shahnaz Uddin, B.A. (2018), J.D. (2022) Senior Associate Editor, Managing
Eduardo Alvarez, B.A. (2019), J.D. (2022) Senior Associate Editor
John Balloveras, B.A. (2018), J.D. (2023), Associate Editor, Outreach
Karen Pineda, B.A. (2017), J.D. (2022) Associate Editor, Communications
Scott Siders, B.A. (1997), J.D. (2023), Associate Editor, Technology
Forrest Wilson, B.A. (2016), J.D. (2022) Associate Editor, Peer Reviews

Prior Editorial Teams

Graduate Editorial Assistants, FIU College of Law, 2020-2021
Stephanie Cross, B.I.S. (2016), J.D. (2021) Senior Associate Editor
Darya Massoudi, B.A. (2018), J.D. (2021) Senior Associate Editor
Sofia Perla, B.S. (2016), J.D. (2021) Senior Associate Editor
Eduardo Alvarez, B.A. (2019), J.D. (2022) Assistant Editor
Jade Manning, B.A. (Hons) 2014, J.D. (2021) Associate Editor
Karen Pineda B.A. (2017), J.D. (2022) Associate Editor
Rotceh Sotomayor B.A. (2018), J.D. (2021), Assistant Editor
Shahnaz Uddin, B.A. (2018), J.D. (2022) Assistant Editor
Forrest Wilson, B.A. (2016), J.D. (2022) Assistant Editor

Graduate Editorial Assistants, FIU College of Law, 2019-2020
Kaitlyn Philpott, B.A. (2017), J.D. (2020), Senior Associate Editor
William Sewell, B.A. (2009), J.D. (2020), Senior Associate Editor
Mayada Al Hussaini, B.A. (2016), J.D. (2020), Associate Editor
Stephanie Cross, B.I.S. (2016), J.D. (2021), Assistant Editor
Darya Massoudi, B.A. (2018), J.D. (2021), Assistant Editor
Sofia Perla, B.S. (2016), J.D. (2021), Assistant Editor

Graduate Editorial Assistants, FIU College of Law, 2018–2019
Genesis Martinez, B.A. (2016), J.D. (2019), Senior Associate Editor
Sam Shahidi, B.A. (2014), J.D. (2019), Senior Associate Editor
Nicole Bauta, B.A. (2015), J.D. (2019), Assistant Editor
Kaitlyn Philpott, B.A. (2017), J.D. (2020), Assistant Editor