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Due: Sunday, December 27th at 11:59 PM EST
Submit your student writing to the Harvard International Law Journal! Selected pieces for Volume 62(2) will be published alongside leading academics and receive comprehensive feedback throughout the editing process.

You can choose to write either a Student Note or a Case Comment.
Student Note: Successful Notes are engaging, make new arguments, and deal with international or comparative law. Pieces should be between 8,000 and 16,000 words, including footnote citations.
Case Comment: The Note should engage with and comment on a case that has relevant international law or comparative law implications. Successful Case Comments combine description and analysis, which may include a critical examination of the reasoning and broader implications. Pieces should be between 2,000 and 3,000 words, including footnote citations.

Only current HLS students or graduates one year out (JDs, LLMs, and SJDs all welcome) are eligible for the Competition.

To submit, send a Word version of your writing and a resume to with the subject line “Student Submission 62(2)” by December 27, 2020. Please feel free to contact Shuyu at with any questions.