Aims & Scope

The purpose of Themis is to:

1) Inspire academic research and original writing in justice fields;

2) Instill respect for authorship and the writing process;

3) Promote scholarly excellence and professionalism;

4) Develop editorial and critical evaluation skills;

5) Provide students a means for publication and recognition of scholarship, and a source of pride in their department;

6) Provide students with the experience of peer review: evaluating and critiquing papers for style, clarity, content and accuracy; and line-editing papers for publication.