ABOUT HCR

Founded in 2015, Howard Human & Civil Rights Law Review (HCR) is a student-managed, faculty-supervised law review published by the Howard University School of Law.  HCR focuses on issues related to human rights, civil rights, and international law.

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WRITING COMPETITION

The writing competition for the Class of 2021 will begin on Thursday, June 22 at 11:59 pm and end on Friday, June 30 at 11:59 pm. 

The competition consists of two parts: the note portion and the technical portion.  

 

The note portion of the competition, worth 25% of the competition score, requires students to write a note on comment based solely upon the closed packet distributed for the competition.  

 

The technical portion, worth 25% of the competition score, requires students to perform a technical and substantive edit of an excerpt from an unpublished article in addition to correcting citations to conform with the 20th edition of the Bluebook.

 

The remaining 50% of the competition score will be based upon 1L grades.  

 

Top 33% of the class is required for eligibility.