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Student Writing

The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review is now accepting submissions for student writing for publication in Volume 54.2.

We welcome pieces in the traditional law review style, case comments, critical race theory pieces, book reviews, or something entirely different.

Submission Requirements
Comprehensive proposals must AT LEAST include: 1) 1/2 page abstract modeled after a traditional law review article abstract, which includes a thorough thesis and counterarguments, 2) 1 page comprehensive outline, which includes arguments and multiple sources for each section, 3) 1/2 page preemption check, which includes an examination of existing literature on the topic and an explanation of what the proposal will add to such literature, 4) a list of professors and, if applicable, comments from professors with whom you are working, or plan to work, with, and 5) if applicable, an expected due date for a final draft.

Submissions must NOT be more than 15,000 words.

Submissions will be anonymized, so do not include your name or any identifying information in the body of your paper.

Please submit your proposal to with the subject “Student Writing Proposal” by MONDAY, OCTOBER 22. You will receive email confirmation of our receipt of your submission.

Please stop by one of our two info sessions on Monday, September 24 and Wednesday, October 9 from 12-12:45pm (location TBA). Lunch will be provided.

Last updated September 9, 2018

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