A Top National Security Journal

The National Security Law Journal is a student-edited legal periodical published twice annually at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia. We print timely, insightful scholarship on pressing matters that further the dynamic field of national security law, including topics relating to foreign affairs, intelligence, homeland security, and national defense.

Our print edition is available from retail bookstores, including Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. Digital versions of our full issues are available online.

We welcome submissions of articles and essays from all points of view written by academics or legal practitioners that make significant and original contributions to the evolving field of national security law.

Recent News

NSLJ Presents Our Fall 2017 Symposium: Security in the New Era of Targeted Sanctions

On November 13, 2017, the National Security Law Journal, in partnership with the National Security Institute, will host its fall symposium, Security in the New Era of Targeted Sanctions.  The event will feature the following panelists: Dr. Mark Katz, Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, Dr. Gregory Koblentz, Professor at the Schar School of …

National Security Institute to Host Senator Tom Cotton at Scalia Law

The National Security Institute at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University and the Intelligence and National Security Foundation present the first event in our Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Senator Tom Cotton, Member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and Chairman of the Airland Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee, for a …