- identify, describe and illuminate important academic forensic accounting, fraud, and litigation services issues;
- tests and improves forensic accounting research skills, tools, and techniques;
- stimulates discussion and experimentation in instructional means, methods, and materials in the field of forensic accounting and research in general;
- exchanges of ideas and findings about developments related to instruction, learning, and curricular issues in forensic accounting and fraud education.
- The manuscript is screened by the editor for general suitability.
- If the manuscript passes the initial editorial screening, it will be blind-reviewed by at least two reviewers.
- In light of the reviewers' recommendations, a decision will be made by the editor as to whether the article will be accepted as is, revised, or rejected. It is anticipated that the decision will be communicated to the author within four to six weeks after submission.
- All manuscripts should be double-spaced, except for indented quotations.
- Margins settings should provide for at least one inch top, side, and bottom margins.
- A cover page should include the title of the paper, the author's name, title and affiliation, any acknowledgments, and a footnote indicating whether the author is willing to share the data (see policy statement below).
- All pages, including tables, appendices, and references, should be serially numbered.
- Spell out numbers from one to ten, except when used in tables and lists, and when used with mathematical, statistical, scientific, or technical units and quantities, such as distances, weights and measures. For example: three days; 3 kilometers; 30 years. All other numbers are expressed numerically.
- In non-technical copy use the word percent in the text.
- Use a hyphen to join unit modifiers or to clarify usage. For example: a well-presented analysis; re-form. See Webster's for correct usage.
- Equations should be numbered in parentheses flush with the right-hand margin.
- Headings should be arranged so that major headings are centered, bold, and capitalized. Second level headings should be flush left, bold, and both upper and lowercase. Third level headings should be flush left, bold, italic, and both upper and lower case. Fourth level headings should be paragraph indent, bold, and lower case.
Louisiana State University
Dr. Richard White, Dean
Dr. Tommy Phillips, Chair Editorial Assistant