Vols. before 2005 issued only online. Vol. 1 preceded by articles published with the title: Vermont journal of the environment, spring 1996; with the title: Res communes, spring 1996-1997. Numbered issues of Res communes were published 1998-2002, but have been reformatted with the newest title: Vermont journal of environmental law. VJEL began in 1996 as Vermont journal of the environment debuting on the Internet with several articles and student-written notes. With the spring 1996 issue, the name changed to Res communes: Vermont journal of the environment; spring 1998, Res communes published it first official volume as an online journal; in 2003 with publication of vol. 4, the name changed again to The Vermont journal of environmental law; with the 2005 Symposium Issue, VJEL publication in print format was also begun. "The mission of the Vermont journal of environmental law (VJEL) is to combine cutting-edge technology with a multidisciplinary approach to a broad range of environmental issues in order to ensure a rapid presentation of information and to facilitate an enlightened discourse"---About VJEL. Description based on: Vol. 7 (2006). Latest issue consulted: Vol. 9, no. 3 (spring 2008).