UDC Law Review Call for Articles

December 2022

The University of the District of Columbia Law Review (UDC Law Review) invites article proposals for our next volume topic: Impact of Recent Legislative and Judicial Decisions on the Future of the U.S. 

About UDC Law

The University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC Law) is the only public law school in the nation’s capital and one of only six law schools at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). UDC Law is committed to the public interest, using the law to help those in need and reshape our community. Its student body is one of the most diverse in the United States, with significant representation of women, minorities and older students. The law school is also ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top five law schools in the nation for clinical training. 

About UDC Law Review

The UDC Law Review is a student-run periodical that publishes articles of topical legal interest. Our aspiration is to serve the community by raising awareness about issues of legal and social concern. UDC Law Review attempts to embody the theme of community activism and service that resonates in the law school’s clinical programs. Our motto is Activism Meets Scholarship. 

Topics for this volume

UDC Law Review is hosting the 2023 Annual Symposium on recent legislative and judicial decisions and their future impact on the United States. This symposium is a multidisciplinary event in commemoration of the recent deaths, retirement and additions to the Supreme Court and their potential impact on the future of our judicial system. We invite article proposals that address the following topics: 

  • Recent (within the past few years) state legislation or opinions that impact or have the potential to significantly impact basic civil, fundamental, or liberty interests
  • Recent (within the past few years) federal legislation or opinions that impact or have the potential to significantly impact basic civil, fundamental or liberty interests

To be considered for inclusion in Volume 23 of the UDC Law Review

Please submit your proposal/abstract to lawreview@udc.edu with “Attn: Articles Editors — Manuscript Submission” in the subject line.

Authors must send their abstract by January 15, 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact our Article Editors, Songo Wawa songo.wawa@udc.edu and Keria Hicks keria.hicks@udc.edu