The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review publishes scholarly legal articles both online and in the print journal twice each year. In the meantime, read the latest at Amicus, the online companion to CR-CL, or listen to our podcast, Taking Liberties.

Current Issue

Vol. 59, No. 2, Spring 2024

Read about the ongoing fight for equity and increased civil rights in Indigenous communities, the untold story of the Model Penal Code, novel litigation strategies in environmental justice, and more in the latest edition of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.


Vol. 59, No. 1, Winter 2024

Read about current litigation strategies in the transgender rights movement, a civil Gideon for renters, abolishing prison labor, and more in Volume 59, No. 1.

Vol. 58, No. 2, Summer 2023

Read about critical race theory and education, statistical discrimination, transgender justice, and more in Volume 58, No. 2.

Vol. 58, No. 1, Winter 2023

Read about surveillance and the expansion of the carceral state, affirmative action, transgender justice, student debt, and more in Vol. 58, No. 1.

Vol. 57, No. 2, Fall 2022

Read about environmental justice, artificial intelligence, children’s rights, and more in the latest edition of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.

Vol. 57, No. 1, Summer 2022

Read about incarcerated labor, social movements, urban narratives, mandatory voting, and more in Vol. 57, No. 1.

Vol. 56, No. 2, Summer 2021

Read about what happens when police act as lawmakers, a child’s constitutional right to family integrity, and more in Volume 56, No. 2.

Vol. 56, No. 1, Spring 2021

Read about the legacy of Justice Ginsburg, family separation, reverse redlining, and more in Vol. 56, No. 1.

Vol. 55, No. 3, Summer 2020

Read about the history of the National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conferences, and understand systemic racism through explorations of housing policies, job placement agencies, and food inequality in our online-only Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference symposium edition, Vol. 55, No. 3.

Vol. 55, No. 2, Summer 2020

Read about consent and coercion in employment law, the anti-commandeering doctrine and civil rights, our symposium on “Whom the State Kills,” and more in Vol. 55, No. 2.

Vol. 55, No. 1, Summer 2020

Read about debt in the United States, predictive algorithms in criminal justice, the criminalization of homelessness, and more in Vol. 55, No. 1.

Vol. 54, No. 2, Summer 2019

Read about civil rights law’s inner-city crisis, parental rights, jails as polling places, and more in Vol. 54, No. 2.

Vol. 54, No. 1, Spring 2019

Read about consumer abuses in the criminal legal system, energy and environmental justice, forced arbitration, and more in Vol. 54, No. 1.