Article submission for Volume 54.1 is now closed. Please check back in Summer 2018 for information on submitting for Volume 54.2.

General Requirements

We strongly prefer to receive submissions through ExpressO, though we also accept submissions via e-mail at

Please submit your article along with a cover letter and a current CV. Footnotes should comply with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015). In addition, we strongly encourage authors to submit manuscripts of less than 30,000 words, including footnotes.

Special Requirements for Empirical Submissions

If your manuscript contains empirical analysis, please: 1) describe your methodology in detail, 2) describe how your data was collected,  3) include a statement of Institutional Review Board approval (if applicable), and 4) submit sufficient information to allow your analysis and conclusions to be independently confirmed.

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Please note that we generally cannot accommodate expedite requests. You can expect to hear back from us within four weeks if your article advances to the next stage of our selection process.

Questions? You can contact us at or by using the contact information below.

Mailing address:
Executive Articles Editor
Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review
Caspersen Student Center Suite 2048
1585 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Updated February 7, 2018

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