The Law and Politics Book Review


Law & Politics Book Review provides detailed reviews of books in the fields of law, political science and government. Mainly US-centered, this website's material is nevertheless interesting for scholars devoted to law, courts and politics issues.


The Law and Politics Book Review is sponsored by the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association. Reviews are selected by a scholar editorial board and are membership interest-based


The LPBR provides long and detailed reviews of books (1200-1500 words) and indexes in a standard web format. Thematic essays are richer in text (2500 words)

Information density

An average of several dozen book reviews are present in each monthly issue of the review since 1991 for an estimated number of about 5,000 records

Content Pertinence to Political Science

Reviewed books are in the fields of law, constitutional issues, government and politics in general. Hence the website pertinence to PS is very high

Updating Rate

The review has monthly online issues but newest reviews are added as soon as they are available, usually during the current month