Human Rights Journal Seeks Student Writing

HLS Administrative Updates 2013-04-29

The Harvard Human Rights Journal is currently accepting student submissions for our 27th Volume! HHRJ typically publishes three different types of student writing: student notes (10,000-15,000 words, similar to a full journal article), recent developments (2,500-5,000 word commentaries on recent court cases or legislative developments), and book reviews (700-1,000 words). Word counts include footnotes. For a list of books that have been sent to HHRJ to be considered for reviews, please email hhrjstudentwriting at with the subject-line “Book Review List Request”. We will accept student writing submissions on a rolling basis until August 9, 2013. HHRJ is unique in the diversity of types of pieces it publishes – we cover a vast array of human rights-related topics, so if you have already written a paper for a class that is related to human rights in any way, send it our way. Of course, we also enthusiastically welcome any piece you’d like to start from scratch. Please send your submissions to the at hhrjstudentwriting at And if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Student Writing Editors, Jeff Bayne (jbayne at and Tess Borden (teborden, who are also available to work with you throughout the writing process. We look forward to hearing from you.