The Amherst College Law Review, also known as the Amherst College Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Law Journal, is a new journal in which undergraduates from colleges and universities across the country will be encouraged to publish their research and work in law and the liberal arts.
The ACLR seeks to publish substantial, well-written papers addressing issues in the domain of law and the liberal arts, including discussions of representations of the law in film and books (both fiction and non-fiction), discussions of contemporary issues in law (terrorism, human rights, international justice), and other similar topics. The journal seeks to publish thought-provoking articles, which will be centered on law and the liberal arts that will enrich the field.
If you have anything you feel contributes to the field, the journal welcomes the submission.
ALL AUTHORS MUST BE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AT A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.
Articles should be written according to MLA Format in Times New Roman 12 point font.
Please direct all submissions to ACLawReview@amherst.edu in a Microsoft Word attachment. Please include a 250 word abstract describing your paper. Also, please include the submission info form found at the bottom of the format guidelines page.
Deadline: Rolling Basis – Submissions may be submitted at any point and will be considered for the next issue as editing/publishing schedules allow
Required Documents: (1) Paper, (2) Abstract, (3) Submission Form
Recommended Length: 15-30 pages
Papers written by multiple authors, or written in the format of a debate (either as separate papers or as one) will be considered. The topic of papers can be on the law of any country / region or on international law.
Please contact our Editorial Board with any questions at ACLawReview@amherst.edu