The Harvard Journal on Legislation is seeking original submissions of 10,000-15,000 words (including footnotes) from students for our Summer 2024 print edition.

You can submit by email to with the subject line [Last name, First name, JOL Student Note]. Please submit your piece by Friday, December 15, 2023 at 11:59 PM ET.

As a bipartisan journal, JOL is open to submissions from any political perspective. Our only requirement is that the Note be legislative in nature. We invite submissions on a wide range of topics, including law, policy, politics, and history, as long as the subject matter will be of interest to policymakers. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at