Submissions for Volume 54.2 are now closed. Check back in winter 2019 for information about submitting to Volume 55.1. 

General Requirements

We strongly prefer to receive submissions through Scholastica, 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 form 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 September 7, 2018

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