Submissions for our journal are open for Volume 28!

As of May 7, 2022, the Michigan Journal of Race & Law is accepting submissions for Volume 28, to be published in Fall 2022. We look forward to reviewing your work.

Contact Information: 

For questions about future publications, please contact Editor-In-Chief Kady Matsuzaki at or Executive Articles Editor Jonah Hudson-Erdman at

General Submission Requirements: 

The majority of submissions published by the Michigan Journal of Race & Law are unsolicited. Thus, we strongly encourage the submission of Articles, Essays, Comments, Book Reviews, and Notes from all disciplines. Specifically, we seek to publish works that explore the intersection of race and the law in a thought-provoking and innovative manner. (See our previous issues for examples.) We welcome submissions from junior scholars, practitioners, and people attempting to break into the legal academy.

We prefer to receive submissions through Scholastica. If you are able, please submit your work through Scholastica. However, we will also review pieces sent by email at

Submissions should be in standard law review format. Citations should be in footnote form and conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2021). Each manuscript should be accompanied by the author’s CV, as well as an abstract or cover letter giving a brief overview of the manuscript. Please also include your contact information including name, e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address along with your submission.

Typically, we will respond to submissions within two to three weeks, except during the summer months, when responses may take one to two months. For questions regarding the article selection process, please email our Executive Articles Editor Jonah Hudson-Erdman at

Expedited Review:

The Michigan Journal of Race & Law will make every effort to comply with a request for expedited review if your manuscript has been formally accepted at another journal. To request an expedited review, please do so either through Scholastica or by contacting the Executive Articles Editor.

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