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EXPLANATION OF PUBLICATION POLICIES

In support of open access to academic publishing, the Brooklyn Journal of International Law has adopted a publication agreement that offers you, the Author, a choice of the terms under which your work may be published.

The agreement below allows you to adopt a Creative Commons license as a part of the terms of the publication agreement. For simplicity, we have selected and now offer the Attribution-NonCommercial license. If you opt to include this license as part of the publication, you grant the public rights to use your article non-commercially on the condition that authorship is attributed to you. Also included is a Creative Commons “deed,” a plain-English summary of the terms of the Creative Commons license describing the rights granted to the public.

Creative Commons offers several public licenses in addition to the Attribution-NonCommercial license with varying conditions on public use. If you would prefer to adopt an alternative Creative Commons license, we are willing to accommodate that preference.


PUBLICATION AGREEMENT AND COPYRIGHT LICENSE

This is a publication agreement and copyright license (“Agreement”) regarding a written manuscript currently entitled, ______, (“Article”) to be published in the Brooklyn Journal of International Law (“Journal”). The parties to this Agreement are _____ (“Author”), and the Brooklyn Journal of International Law (“Publisher”).

Copyright License. In exchange for Publisher’s agreement to publish the Author’s copyrighted Article, Author grants the Publisher a non exclusive license, under the terms and conditions set forth herein, to (1) reproduce and distribute the Article in the Journal; (2) reproduce and distribute reprints of the Article; and (3) authorize others to reproduce and distribute the work in whole or in part in textbooks, journals, or any other non-commercial forum, subject to the conditions of attribution and copyright notice described herein. This license includes the non exclusive right to authorize the publication, reproduction, and distribution of the Article in electronic media, computer systems, and any other electronic forms.

Authorship Attribution and Copyright Notice Conditions. The Author’s grant of rights to the Publisher set forth in this Agreement is expressly conditioned on the following provisions for attribution: the Publisher will identify ________ as the author of the Article in, and affix notice of Author’s copyright to, any reproduction or distribution of the Article, in whole or in part, made or accomplished by any means whatever and by whomever the Publisher may authorize, in a manner reasonably calculated to convey the Author’s authorship and copyright ownership in accordance with and as specified by the United States Copyright Law and the Universal Copyright Convention. The Publisher shall require a similar attribution and copyright notice on each copy of the Article or part thereof, published, reproduced or disseminated in any form or medium by others authorized by the Publisher hereunder. The Publisher shall also require any translation of the Article authorized by the Publisher hereunder to include in the translated text a notice acknowledging the possibility of inaccurate or erroneous translation and, unless the author has given such approval, stating that the translation has not been approved by the Author. The Author agrees to require that the Publisher be given credit as the original publisher in any republication of the Article authorized by the Author.

Reprints. Publisher agrees to furnish Author with twenty-five free copies of the Article.

Public License. The Author and the Publisher agree that the Author may grant a Creative Commons copyright license in the Article to the general public. The Author must check one and only one box below and write Author’s initials in the adjacent space to indicate which, if any, Creative Commons License the Author grants.



AUTHOR PUBLIC LICENSE

       ________	Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 2.0 License, which is incorporated herein by reference and is further specified at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/legalcode.
       ________	Author does not grant a Creative Commons License as part of this Agreement.

Warrantees. The Author represents and warrants that the Article is an original work of authorship which has never been published, and that author has full power and authority to enter into this agreement and grant the rights granted in this Agreement. The Publisher represents and warrants that it has full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and perform its obligations hereunder and that the person whose signature appears below is duly authorized to enter into this Agreement on behalf of the Publisher.

I HAVE READ AND AGREE FULLY WITH THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT.

AUTHOR:

Signed: ___________________________________________ Date: ___________


PUBLISHER:

Signed: ___________________________________________ Date: ___________


Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0

You [the public] are free: • to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work • to make derivative works Under the following conditions:

Attribution. You must give the original author credit.

Noncommercial. You may not use this work for commercial purposes. • For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. • Any of these conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder. Your fair use and other rights are in no way affected by the above.

This is a human-readable summary of the Legal Code (the full license) (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/legalcode).


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