About the Michigan Journal of Race & Law

The Michigan Journal of Race & Law is a legal journal that serves as a forum for the exploration of issues relating to race and law. To that end, MJR&L publishes articles, notes, and essays on the cutting edge of civil rights scholarship from a wide variety of scholarly perspectives. MJR&L’s diversity is reflected by the authors with whom we collaborate, ranging from scholars and students to practitioners and social scientists. In addition to having been recognized as one of the leading civil rights journals in the country, MJR&L has also been consistently ranked among the top 25 specialty journals overall.

MJR&L In Print

Information about the current issue of MJR&L is available here.
Past issues of MJR&L are available here.

MJR&L On the Web

MJR&L’s online platform serves as a space for Journal members to contribute shorter pieces of scholarship on topics relating to the Journal’s mission. The online platform also documents MJR&L’s outreach efforts in the Michigan Law community and current events related to race and law. Visit the online platform here.


If you would like to learn more about the Michigan Journal of Race & Law, please feel free to contact us as directed on our Contact Page. We appreciate your interest, and encourage you to learn more by picking up a copy of our current publication.

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